Saudi Arabia to build Islamic Center in Kabul

by Wadsam | October 30, 2012 6:35 am

[1]Saudia Arabia signed the contract of building a grandeur Islamic center on a hilltop in central Kabul.

The center, including a university and a mosque, will be named after Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

Estimated to cost up to USD 100mn, the center will house up to 5,000 students and hold 15,000 worshipers at a time.

According to the acting Hajj and religions affairs minister Dayi-ul-Haq Abed, the center will be run jointly by the Saudi and Afghan ministries of religious affairs.

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