President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has officially opened the newly developed mosque by Rasheed Carpentry and Construction Private Limited (RCC) named Masjid Rasheed in Hulhumale’.
Senior officials of RCC presented President Solih with a replica of the mosque at the opening ceremony. Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr. Ahmed Zahir was also in attendance at the ceremony. Delivering his speech, Minister Zahir noted that every Muslim wishes to do good deeds before his passing and that an establishment can only be called a mosque if it is continuously being blessed with prayers.
Also at the ceremony, Chairman of RCC Mohamed Nazim said that building the mosque was a dream of his father and he thanked President Solih for attending the opening ceremony. President Solih and Vice President Faisal Naseem joined the prayer congregation after opening the mosque.
The mosque, built to a contemporary design, has three floors and can accommodate 1,200 people. The mosque includes a wing for women and a parking area and is powered by solar energy.