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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.

http://www.mindanews.com/top-stories/2011/04/03/brunei-funded-grand-mosque-in-mindanao-to-open-soon/

http://www.bruvoice.com/2011/07/aquino-hovers-over-grand-mosque/

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.

http://www.mindanews.com/top-stories/2011/04/03/brunei-funded-grand-mosque-in-mindanao-to-open-soon/

http://www.bruvoice.com/2011/07/aquino-hovers-over-grand-mosque/