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Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province has its largest mosque

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Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province has its largest mosque

Helmand’s largest mosque, funded by United Arab Emirates, is built in accordance with international standard on 32-acres of land.

The mosque has a capacity of more than 7,000 and is built at a cost of USD 1.5mn.

Situated in Kareh Lagan of Lashkargah, it is the largest mosque built in Lashkargah city of Helmand.

Helmand Governor Mohammad Gulab Mangal said that about USD 300,000 have been collected from residents and UN HABITAT for construction of a green area for the mosque.

After two years of work, the mosque is made available for public use.

Some residents expressed their happiness and said that the mosque resolved their problems with regards to performing congregational prayers and celebrating special ceremonies.

More than 10 mosques have been inaugurated in various regions of Lashgargah city including districts of Nad Ali, Garshak, Nawah and Garamser.

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