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Turkish aid agency builds 3 mosques in Kyrgyzstan

Mosques built by Humanitarian Relief Foundation in Jalal Abad and Chuy regions inaugurated on Wednesday

Munira Abdelmenan Awel   | 17.10.2018
Turkish aid agency builds 3 mosques in Kyrgyzstan

By Zeynep Rakipoglu

ISTANBUL

Three mosques built by a Turkish aid agency in Kyrgyzstan were inaugurated on Wednesday.

The Istanbul-based Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) built the mosques in Jalal Abad and Chuy regions. The mosques are named as Haji Nigar Yunus, Esref Ors and Omur.

The inauguration ceremony of the mosques was attended by Semsettin Unal, religious services counselor of the Turkish Embassy in Bishkek; Orhan Sefik, IHH board member; Muhammet Hamza Nedimoglu, deputy coordinator of the Central Asia and Caucasus desk of IHH; representatives from Religious Affairs of Kyrgyzstan, Turkish philanthropists, and citizens.

The construction of the three mosques raised the number of mosques in the regions to six.

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