The magnificent King Salman Mosque, constructed with Saudi aid, is reaching completion with 91 percent of the project already finished.
Its construction kicked off 3 years ago and has passed its estimated completion date in July. Currently, work is being carried out on landscaping, lighting and travertine tiling works on the parapet walls, as well as some interior designing work.
On the first and second floor, 4000 worshippers will be able to do prayers. The third floor comprises 4 classrooms which can accommodate 40 students and 5 seminar rooms able to accommodate 15 people.
A library can be found on the fourth floor along with a stunning auditorium which is able to accommodate 350 people. On the top floor is a multi-purpose hall with the capacity of 300 people.
Around USD 14.5 million was provided by the Saudi government. The remaining amount from the total USD 25 million was funded by the Maldivian government.