The As Syakirin Mosque (Malay: Masjid As Syakirin), also known as KLCC Mosque, is a mosque located in the Kuala Lumpur
City Centre (KLCC). The mosque is situated near the Suria KLCC
shopping centre and the Petronas Twin Towers
, the tallest twin towers in the World
.In 2009, the mosque went through a major renovation to increase the capacity from 6000 people to 12,000 people.
Mosque initially registered as a prayer on 12 July 1999 for Petronas staff, and status as a mosque before being administered by the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (religious council).
This two-storey mosque area of 21 hectares. It is regarded as the jewel in the park because of its strategic location and facing KLCC Park
also provides a hall that can accommodate up to 500 people with audio system complete with meeting rooms and room remains.
Ash-Syakirin name means' the people of the grateful chosen as the official name for this mosque. The mosque is an architectural landmark of Islam in a rapidly developing area in the capital city, Kuala Lumpur.