Doleshwar Hanafia Jame Masjid, popularly known as the Red Mosque, has won the prestigious Abdullatif Al Fozan Award for its intricate Islamic architectural design.
A total of seven mosques across the world received the prestigious award and one of those is the Red Mosque at Doleshwar in Keraniganj, an official handout said on Friday.
A total of 201 mosques from 43 countries under three continents participated in the competition.
The award was given to the Red Mosque from a short list of 27 mosques.
The old mosque adjacent to the Red Mosque also won the ‘UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards 2021 Cycle for Cultural Heritage Conservation’ award recently, and architect Saeed Mostaq Ahmed won the ‘Award of Merit’ for its renovation and preservation.