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Albania: Turkish agency restoring 5 Ottoman-era sites

Projects are expected to be completed in 2 years

Albania: Turkish agency restoring 5 Ottoman-era sites

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) begins restoration of five Ottoman-era sites in Albania.

According to the statement issued by TIKA’s office in the Albanian capital Tiran, the agency continues to deliver various technical assistance and projects to common historical and cultural assets with the aim of protecting and transferring them to future generations.

The new projects included Ethem Bey Mosque, Ergiri Pazar Mosque, Berat Hunkar Mosque, Halveti Tekkesi and Berat Bekarlar Mosque, the statement said, adding the restoration is expected to be completed in two years.

The agency previously completed the restorations of Preza Castle Mosque, Akcahisar Murad Bey Mosque, Elbasan Nazire Mosque, Imrahor Ilyas Bey Mosque and Berat Kursunlu Mosque.

TIKA has been operating in Albania since 1996 and it has carried out more than 300 technical assistance and business associations projects to support the development of the country.

Last Mod: 04 Mart 2018, 10:21
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