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Turkish foundation to build mosque in Cuba
Turkish foundation to build mosque in Cuba

The plan is part of a wider project by the TDV in building mosques for Muslims who live in the Caribbean.

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's Religious Affairs Foundation (TDV) sent a delegation to Cuba to discuss building a mosque in its capital Havana.

Having paid a visit to the Cuban department of religious affairs, TDV assistant manager Mustafa Tutkun sought permission to begin work on the mosque, which will be designed after the famous Ortakoy mosque in Istanbul.

The mosque is being built to serve the city's 3,500 Muslims and will be complete within a year, Tutkun said.

Land for the mosque has already been allocated in the city's Old Havana district. Tutkun said that the design of Ortakoy mosque would fit in nicely with the architecture of the surrounding area.

The plan is part of a wider project by the TDV in building mosques for Muslims who live in the Caribbean. A similar project in Haiti is due to be complete by the end of this year, Tutkun said.



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Alhamdulillah Rabbil Alameen!!!
Professor Orestes Fonseca aka Ömer
May Allah bless my brothers and sisters from Diyanet.May Allah bless Turkey.May Allah make of this Mosque a place to worship just Him as He deserves.May Allah give us guidance and the real knowledge.May Allah let İslam grow all over Cuba.Ameen.
16/04/2014, 13:04
The first Mosque in Cuba: At last!!!
Orestes Fonseca Pena
Alhamdulillahi Rabbil Alameen!!! At last a Mosque in Cuba!!!İt was about time after twenty years waiting for the permission from the government.Now to take care of it and use it to worship just Allah.Thanks Allah first to put the right intention in Diyanet's brothers' hearts.May Allah bless them all.Omar.
16/04/2014, 12:19

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