‘Eco mosque’ opens for prayers in Cambridge, UK

Source: BBC News

The architects behind the UK’s “first green mosque” say the building will be a “cultural bridge” for Islam in Britain in the 21st Century.

Cambridge Central Mosque, in Mill Road, cost £23m and has capacity for 1,000 worshippers.

The mosque opened for prayers at midday on Wednesday after more than a decade in the planning.

Spokesman Dr Abdal Hakim Murad said the “global city” of Cambridge had been “slow off the mark”.

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