Kudagiri mosque nears completion

The mosque being built on picnic island Kudagiri by the National Association of Construction Industry (MNACI) is nearing completion.

The mosque's construction is financed by the generous assistance of MNACI board members on the initiative of the association's President, Mohamed Ali Janah. The mosque construction is sponsored under the association's social responsibility.

The mosque can accommodate up to 200 people. The mosque's construction, which has been contracted to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), has now reached 80 percent completion.

The Planning Ministry awarded the development of a picnic island in Kudagiri to MTCC last year. The project was awarded to be completed in 150 days at a cost of MVR 41.4 million. While eight hectares were dredged under the project, a 397.27-meter breakwater and 428.32-meter groyne have been constructed.

The picnic island is scheduled to be opened on Independence Day, July 16. Government-owned companies are working hard to make the island greener and complete pending work on the island to open the island as scheduled.