Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s new under construction mosque to be the largest in Saskatchewan

The Muslim Times

Source: http://www.ccgazette.ca/wp/?p=7548


New mosque on track for December completion

A new mosque under construction at the intersection of Boychuk Drive and Highway 16 will be the largest in Saskatchewan.

Thanks to some great weather over the summer, the new mosque south of Saskatoon is on track to meet its projected completion date of December.
“The weather has actually helped a lot this year. We haven’t lost days that we had planned we might lose in terms of progress, so we’re still heading toward that completion date,” said Shamoon Rashid. Rashid provides construction oversight for the project and is the president of the local Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
When completed, the new facility will seat up to 2,000 worshippers. Due to continued growth in the community, the building had to be increased in size a couple of times.
“When this project got started, we had to increase the size even before it was built. And even during construction we had to increase the size,” said Rashid. The main hall was…

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