Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has announced it will open DIFC Grand Mosque in the heart of its new development, Gate Avenue, in 2019.
DIFC Grand Mosque will be constructed over an area of 14,500 square feet. It is planned to accommodate over 500 people.
When complete, Gate Avenue will house over 200 dining, boutique, retail and entertainment options, as well as the Grand Mosque. The development extends over an area of 660,000 square feet.
“The DIFC master plan continues to introduce state-of-the-art, urban architecture that is designed to enrich the experience of our growing community of professionals, residents and visitors alike. DIFC Grand Mosque, together with the broader world-class offering of Gate Avenue, mark an important addition to the interconnected ecosystem we have at DIFC, and bring a new dimension to the attractive infrastructure we have in place,” said Arif Amiri, Chief Executive Officer of DIFC Authority.