Source: canberratimes.com.au |Lucy Bladen
After a decade-long search, Canberra’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community is a step closer to having their own purpose-built mosque, with a development application lodged for a site in Narrabundah.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, who preach “love for all, hatred for none”, has submitted an application to build a 703-square-metre place of worship, along with a single dwelling and a 70-space carpark.
It is expected to cost $1,288,000 with plans designed by AMC Architecture. A two-storey mosque will accommodate 300 worshipers and an Imam’s residence.
Ahmadiyya Muslim Association ACT director of community outreach, Ahmed Munir said it was the “greatest feeling” to secure the site.
“It was the greatest feeling a community could have, because eventually we were going to get that… read more at source.