Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz approved on Friday the building of a mosque after his name at the International Islamic University in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Mosque will be located at the new university city.
At a cost of 32 million dollars and covering an area of 41,200 square meters, the mosque will include a prayer hall for men accommodating 4,000 worshipers, and another for women accommodating 2,000 worshipers, in addition to outdoor yards that can accommodate 6,000 people.
The project also includes a museum on Islamic history and a library named after King Salman.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will have a conference hall and an administrative area named after him.