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By Azim A. Aziz

Ever because it was once accomplished in 1965, the nationwide Mosque is still a powerful constitution, centrally located within the country s capital, Kuala Lumpur. it isn't just a image of greatness of Islam, yet is still a gathering position for all Muslims to debate and search how one can higher the educating of the faith during this area. most significantly, it used to be equipped to venture the assumption of team spirit among the folks of this country. To Tunku Abdul Rahman, the 1st leading Minister of Malaysia, the development of the nationwide Mosque used to be to mirror his stand to unite the folks from the various races in Malaya, and later Malaysia. It was once outfitted not just from donations from Muslims on my own, but in addition from non-Muslims imbued with the spirit of loyalty to their state. Following the attainment of Independence from the British in 1957, after many of the colonisation interval considering the fact that 1511 (a interval of 450 years), Islam used to be made the professional faith of Malaya. the govt took steps to construct and comprehend the construction of the nationwide Mosque as a logo of the kingdom s fight to turn into an self sufficient country. This circulate via the govt. acquired the fullest help, support and co-operation from all quarters starting from the country Governments to the folks during the kingdom. consequently, the nationwide Mosque was once at the moment said because the greatest and newest in South East Asia. because it stands at the present time, the mosque is a powerful constitution incorporating many positive aspects of conventional Islamic kind structure with smooth architectural components which has translated right into a glossy vocabulary. It represents a symbolic aspect and the that means of the Malay Islamic structure in a really glossy experience. The eventual architect of the nationwide Mosque who used to be answerable for this nationwide landmark from the start of the concept that level during to its finishing touch in 1965 was once Baharuddin Abu Kassim. He displayed nice strength, enthusiasm and natural ingenuity, developing a superb constitution, a synthesis of a mix of outdated and sleek architecture.

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