Masjid Al-Khair

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Masjid Al-Khair
Basic information
Location 1, Teck Whye Crescent, Singapore
Affiliation Islam
Capacity 3300

Masjid Al-Khair, or Al-Khair Mosque is a mosque in Singapore.

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Masjid Al-Khair was founded in the early 1960s. The original building was located on a hilltop surrounded by vegetable farms along Choa Chu Kang Road. It was realized through the joint effort of the Muslim community residing in that area and the former Minister of State, Dr Haji Yaacob Mohammad. Originally it was called the Jamek Mosque but subsequently renamed officially as Al-Khair in 1963.

In 1995, it was relocated and rebuilt into the majestic building that landmark the entrance to Teck Whye Crescent of today.

The new building, completed in 1997, was the first mosque to be built in Phase 3 of the Mosque Building Fund programme and the 17th overall since the programme started in 1975.

The mosque has a capacity of 3300, which is several times that of its predecessor. It is noted for its senior citizens group called Sohibul Khair which organizes activities such as morning exercise and talks on living a healthy old age.

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