Design sought for new minaret for Al Aqsa mosque
October 9, 2006
AMMAN -- Jordan's King Abdullah II Monday announced the launch of a competition to design a fifth minaret for Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque - Islam's third holiest shrine.
"Jordan will build a fifth minaret at the blessed Al Aqsa mosque," King Abdullah II said at a meeting of the state committee that has continued to oversee the maintenance of the shrine since Jordan's 1948-67 administration of East Jerusalem.
He announced the launch of a "competition for the design of a fifth minaret at Al Aqsa Mosque that reflects the Islamic significance and sanctity of the mosque."
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