The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced projects of mosques, which were either completed or under construction in different regions of the country, including a large mosque in the Towers Area scheduled to open soon.
In a report released yesterday, the ministry said that there are 76 mosques under construction in the various municipalities of Qatar at an estimated total cost of QR360mn along with the Ibrahim Al-Khalil Mosque in the Towers Zone in Dafna expected to open soon.
The ministry pointed out that it has received and operated 16 mosques during the first five months of 2017 at a cost of nearly QR69mn, bringing the total mosques in Qatar to more than 2,000.
It has also maintained and expanded 18 mosques and imams’ accommodations in different areas at a cost of about QR1mn, according to the report.
On the preparation of the mosques for Ramadan, the ministry confirmed that all work was completed ahead of the holy month.
For this purpose, the ministry took all the measures and conducted maintenance work aimed at ensuring comfort for the worshippers, including electricity, air conditioning, acoustics, sanitation and other facilities.
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