London's new mosque, currently under construction in the regents Park area of the British capital, is nearing completion.
GV New mosque, London, U.K.
MVs Men erecting scaffolding (2 shots)
GV Mosque top
GV Mosque dome TILT DOWN TO Imam Dr. M. Darsh speaking over MVs INTERIOR mosque under construction (6 shots)
DR. DARSH: "This magnificent mosque which we see here is the result of the thoughts of Muslim countries who are one, mainly the oil-producing countries of the Arab world. They have contributed for the mosque of the tune of three million pounds at present. This amount may be increased until it comes to the completion of the mosque which will be sometime in the early summer of 1977. In fact this will be a great monument for the co-operation of these Muslim countries in building this mosque in Great Britain for the Muslim country in this country. Really we are very grateful and tankful to them all."
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Background: London's new mosque, currently under construction in the regents Park area of the British capital, is nearing completion. Work started two years ago.
SYNOPSIS: When it's finished, it's expected to cost more than three million pounds sterling (nearly 5 million U.S. dollars) - much of which is coming from oil-rich Arab states. Moslem leader Imam Dr. M. Darsh has been praising those who helped build it.