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| 05 March, 2018

Modon starts work on new mosques in Riyadh

The plans of the new mosques have been prepared based on a thorough study conducted by Modon Properties and the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities.

Image used for illustrative purpose.
General view of Namira Mosque in Arafat, Saudi Arabia August 30, 2017.

Image used for illustrative purpose. General view of Namira Mosque in Arafat, Saudi Arabia August 30, 2017.

Reuters/Suhaib Salem

Saudi Arabia - Modon Properties, an Abu Dhabi-based master developer of sustainable communities and strategic mixed-use developments, said it has started work on the construction of five temporary mosques in sectors 7, 12, 14, 23 and 25 in the northern part of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The plans of the new mosques have been prepared based on a thorough study conducted by Modon Properties and the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities.

Modon Properties CEO Abdulla Al Sahi said with Ramadan fast approaching, Modon Properties has prioritised the development of temporary mosques based on requests received from residents in the area.

"The five temporary mosques, the first in the City, will be evenly distributed across the development and will have the capacity to welcome over 1,600 worshippers. Three of the mosques will have a surface area of 250 sq m while the other two will each cover 450 sq m," stated Al Sahi.

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The different mosques will accommodate between 200 and 475 worshippers, he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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