Saudi Arabia donates $1.47 million to expand Islamic Center in France

December 10, 2009

Saudi Arabia has donated one million euros [US $1.47 million] to expand the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Islamic Center in France. At the Saudi Embassy in Paris, a contract to expand the facility was signed yesterday by the Center’s President, Sheikh Ali bin Barka, and a French company. The project aims to raise the capacity of the three-floor building by increasing its area to 1,800 square meters.