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Sultan Bin Mohammed: Inaugurates largest mosque

Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi inaugurated the Sharjah Mosque on 10 May, some five years after ordering its construction. It is the emirate’s largest mosque, with capacity for 25,500 worshippers, and cost Dh300m ($82m) to build. Sheikh Sultan performed Al-Isha and Al-Tarawih prayers at the mosque before touring the building and watching a documentary about its construction. Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al-Qasimi attended the inauguration ceremony, along with a large number of other senior ruling family members.

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