Head of Religious Affairs Dept. to join ceremony marking recognition of Islam in Austria
VIENNA (AA) - June 29, 2012 - The head of Turkey's Religious Affairs Department, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Gormez, arrived in Vienna on Friday where he will participate in a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the recognition of Islam in Austria.
The ceremony will take place at the Vienna Municipality Palace and Gormez will deliver a speech at the occasion.
Many dignitaries are expected to join the ceremony including Austrian President Heinz Fischer.
Gormez will return to Turkey on Saturday.