BAHAWALPUR, Sep 13 (APP): Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB) Vice Chancellor Engr Prof Dr Athar Mahboob on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of a mosque at Abbasia Campus being built with the assistance of the Saudi Embassy.

Some eight mosques would be built at the varsity’s campuses with the Saudi help and the cooperation of Majlis-e-Islami Phulnagar Pakistan, an IUB press release said.

Besides faculty members and former VCs, the foundation laying ceremony was attended by Saudi Embassy representative Dr Hafiz Masood Abdul Rasheed Azhar, President of High Court Bar Association A R Aurangzeb and office-bearers of Bahawalpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

It was told that the mosque would have the capacity of 1,000 worshippers.

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