Construction of Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque Signifies the Monarch’s Care towards the People’s Welfare and Needs

The construction of the Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque in Kampung Mentiri signifies the caring attitude of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam towards the welfare and needs of the people. It will certainly provide comfort to the congregants especially residents of Kampung Mentiri and the surrounding areas in performing their acts of worship and other religious activities.

The mosque was built on the original 8.930 acre state land. The mosque's prayer hall, which has an area of 29,101.16 square foot, can accommodate more than 3 thousand congregants. Facilities which can be found at the mosque include the main prayer hall, female's prayer hall, a meeting room, lecture room, library, a room for funeral rites and a parking area which can accommodate over 500 vehicles. The mosque is the first in the country to feature elevators to facilitate congregants in heading to the main prayer hall.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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