The Federal Territory Mosque or Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan is a major
mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located near MATRADE complex and
the Federal Government Complex off Jalan Duta.
The Kuala Lumpur Mosque was constructed between 1998 and 2000. It is
situated on a five hectare site near the Government Office Complex along
Jalan Duta. The Wilayah Persekutuan (Federal Territory) Mosque was
opened to the public on October 25, 2000 and was officiated by the 12th
Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin ibni Almarhum Syed Putra
Jamalulail. It is the 44th mosque built by the Government within the
city limits. The mosque can accommodate 17,000 devotees at one time.
The mosque's design is a blend of Ottoman and Malay architectural
styles, heavily influenced by the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. It
has 22 domes made from a composite material of glass fibre fabric mixed
with epoxy resin to make it durable and light.