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Public works finish 3 projects

3 mosques and a youth chess centre open now

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 18:32 January 3, 2013
  • Gulf News

Sharjah: Three mosques and a youth chess club have been completed by the directorate of public works in Sharjah in various areas of the emirate at the total cost of Dh21.5 million.

The directorate has finished three mosques built in the Islamic architectural style, which included a number of infrastructure facilities, at a total cost of Dh7.5 million.

Hilal Al Sahi, director of building projects at the directorate, said that each of the mosques would accommodate 240 worshippers. The mosques were built in Al Muzerie, Um Funian and Al Hamriyah. All the mosques are fully equipped with everything including car parks and ramps for wheelchairs, he said.

The youth chess centre is built in Al Guraina on the airport road, and cost a total of Dh14 million. The project was implemented based on the directives of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and his unlimited support for sport and athletes.

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