World Bulletin/News Desk
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia has paid a visit to the Fittja Grand Mosque in Stockholm, the Muslim place of worship where Sweden's first-ever call to prayer was heard last week.
King Gustaf on Saturday visited centers belonging various cultures in celebration of the 40th anniversary of his coronation.
His schedule also included the Fittja Grand Mosque, where Muslim worshippers waiting for the congregational Friday prayer last week heard the first-ever call to prayer to be recited in Sweden.
The mosque represents a blend of influences from the Turkish, Ottoman and Swedish architectural styles.
Officials of the mosque said they were pleased with the 20-minute visit by the King and Queen of Sweden.Last Mod: 04 Mayıs 2013, 17:35