World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey's Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) has opened Vietnam's biggest mosque in Chau Doc city of Giang Province.
The construction of Karamanlar Rahmet Mosque, which has a capacity of 1,200 people, was made possible with the donation of Turkish businessman Talip Karaman, and lasted one year, according to IHH's Deputy President Hasan Aynaci.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony on Thursday, Aynaci said that they were happy to see around 15,000 Muslims from Vietnam and Cambodia taking part in the ceremony.
"The participants' declaration of their love and respect for Turkey made us very happy," he said, adding the IHH would continue to support new projects in the country including mosques, schools and training centers.
The IHH, which began operating in 1995, has opened 32 orphanages in 11 countries in the last 22 years.
President says he will take ‘preemptive’ action to halt the actions that have drawn widespread criticism
Al-Sadr’s Sairoon bloc fails to form governing coalition with Al-Wataniya, National Wisdom Movement
Top Trump advisers arrive in Cairo after earlier stops in Jordan, Saudi Arabia
Official results of May 12 elections have been dogged by controversy
Muhammed Ebu Dekka was wounded by Israeli gunfire on May 14, says Palestinian Health Ministry
Protestors march from Bryant Park to United Nations headquarters
U.S. withdrew from UN rights council, accusing it of being hypocritical and biased against Israel
New rule is latest effort by Trump to dismantle former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act
Foreigners buy over 2,400 houses, marking a 36.1 percent rise year-on-year, according to official report
Over 1.4 million Turkish expats have cast their votes
Antonio Guterres 'would have much preferred for the United States to remain in the Human Rights Council,' spokesman says
Long sentence would set ‘strong precedent’ against Islamophobia
"Officials do not want to report these crimes," Trump says without presenting any evidence
Israeli national security adviser meets Russian counterpart in Moscow to discuss Syrian developments
NATO's breakdown is not inevitable -- we can maintain it, and all the benefits we derive, argues Jens Stoltenburg