Islamic Centre in Rotterdam Financed by Saudi Arabia

17 August 2013


A new Islamic centre is to be built in Rotterdam, thanks to a gift of 650,000 euros from the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. According to Karnis Gacha, director of the Netherlands Sociocultural Centre Foundation, the Islamic centre will offer space for 4,000 people, and will include a library. 500,000 euros of the Saudi contribution is to go towards purchase of the 2,500 metre site.

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