The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, has authorized the design for a grand mosque to be constructed on the brand new campus of the Worldwide Islamic College (IIU) and shall be named after him.
Previous to this announcement, the Nationwide Engineering Companies Pakistan (NESPAK) had been engaged by the IIU to assist design the grand mosque.
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In response to the NESPAK Managing Director, Dr. Tahir Masood, the proposed design will incorporate lots of house contained in the mosque the place round 4,000 males and a couple of,000 females will be capable of supply their prayers on the identical time. Moreover, the open courtyard exterior will probably accommodate as many as 6,000 folks. It should even have a library for college kids, a museum for guests and vacationers, and a convention corridor for conferences and seminars.
The venture will price $32 million. It should cowl an space of 41,200 sq. meters and can include an outside backyard of 8,500 sq. meters and a parking house of seven,000 sq. meters.