KARACHI: A business tycoon, Malik Riaz of Bahria Town has decided to build the world’s third largest mosque in Karachi whereas the mosque will have the capacity of 8 lakhs people. Bahria town has recently built the seventh largest mosque of the world in Lahore. It has been decided by Bahria town after building the mosque in Lahore that it will build the third largest mosque of the world in Karachi. Billions of rupees will be spent on this project of Bahria town whereas 8 lakhs people will be able to bow down before Almighty Allah in the mosque.
In accordance with the project, a museum will also be built in the mosque where ancient and rare manuscripts of the Holy Qur’an will be enshrined. An Islamic Research Center will also be the part of the mosque where the lectures on different subjects along with Islamic education will be arranged. Malik Riaz has said that the mosque that will be built in Karachi will be the masterpiece of Islamic architecture.
It is pertinent to mention here that Bahria town has got an honor to have built the seventh largest mosque of the world in Lahore in which 70 thousands Muslims can perform Namaz at the same time. Last Friday, one lakh Muslims performed Namaz-e-Juma in the grand mosque of Lahore in which Maulana Tariq Jamil gave Sermon.