Mohamed Jameel Didi (Faifuhey) Mosque has been opened on Thursday.
The mosque, built on Lainoofaru Road in Maafannu district, was opened by Islamic minister Dr. Ahmed Zahir.
The previous building of the mosque was demolished in 2017 and a new modern four-story mosque was built in its place.
While an independent party had built the mosque, it will now accommodate 1300 people for prayer.
Meanwhile the Islamic ministry has informed that another mosque will be opened in capital Male’ during the upcoming month of Ramadan. Work is being done to open Bahaauddin Mosque in Maaveyo Magu during the first week of Ramadan, the ministry said.
During the month of Ramadan, thee mosques become packed at prayer times, with many joining rows outside the mosques as well.