World Bulletin/News Desk
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, an aid organization in Turkey, has been constructing an orphanage complex in Somali capital of Mogadishu.
IHH will build the complex on an area of 10,000 square meters and the construction of the complex is estimated to cost 2.5 million USD.
Taner Altun, head of IHH delegation in Somalia, told AA correspondent that Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag laid the foundation of the orphanage complex in November 2011.
75 percent of the complex has been completed so far, he said.
The orphanage will be constructed in a complex which will include a school, a health-care center, a supermarket, a sports hall and a mosque.
Nearly 1,500 children will receive education at the school in the orphanage complex which will provide accommodation to 400 orphans.
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