The Great Mosque Mopti, whoich has been restored has been listed as National Heritage in 2005.
Yesterday 24th April 2008, Aga Khan IV was in Mali to visit two Great National Heritage Mosques. Prince Aga Khan visited Grand Mosque in Mopti and later to Dyingery Ber Mosque in Timbuktu. Both great mosques are part of National Heritage as declared by UNESCO in 2005.
Grand Mosque Mopti
The Great Mosque Mopti, was built between 1936 and 1943 on the site of an earlier mosque dating from 1908. The mosque was restored and funded by Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) began its restoration in 2004. The work lasted two years. The restoration of the Great Mosque was made using traditional techniques of using mud.
These activities are part of the overall framework of the Aga Khan Development Network and the Aga Khan Agency for microfinance in Mali.