Cotabato mosque touted as Philippines’ ‘grandest’
As the Ramadan season begins all over the world, a mosque being built through a joint effort between the Philippines and Brunei in Cotabato City has been claimed as the Philippines’ grandest.
In a report by Web site Bruvoice.com, President Benigno Aquino inspected the mosque after “taking a personal interest.”
Named by the report as the Philippines’ “most beautiful and biggest,” the mosque sits on a five-hectare land near the sea in Inawan, Kalanganan Dos, Cotabato City. In a news of Mindanews.com, it will be named Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid.
Its minarets towers to a 15-storey building. Around 800 male and 400 female worshippers can reportedly be accommodated.