25,000sqm public park and mosque completed to serve families in residential area
The Sharjah Directorate of Public Works (SDPW) has completed two public service projects, including a park and a mosque in the Al Riq residential area of the northern emirate, it has been announced.
According to a statement by SDPW, the public park is spread over an area of 25,000sqm, with playgrounds, green areas, walking paths and other facilities to serve the families of Al Riq residential area.
The mosque has a 13-metre-high minaret and includes an absolution area for both men and women, apart from facilities for people of determination and the elderly, as well as car parks, the statement added.
Chairman Ali Saeed bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi stressed that the implementation of the project comes within the framework of the SDPW’s endeavours to provide the necessary service facilities for the residents of Dibba Al Hisn and to contribute to driving economic growth and encouraging commercial activities.
Director Mohammed bin Yarouf said the mosque, which has been built over a 330 sqm area, can accommodate about 800 worshippers.