2018-07-28 14:00:32 BdST

560 model mosques to be built


The government will build a total of 560 model mosques across the country soon, a press release of Islamic Foundation (IF) said.

“Model mosques will be constructed in each district and upazila of the country,” Religious Affairs Secretary Md Anisur Rahman told a view exchange meeting with divisional and district level officials in the conference room of IF in the city on Friday.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid foundation stone of nine mosques through video conference on April 5, he said adding,”We are expecting to start construction work of these mosques soon.”

Anisur said among these 560 model mosques, the construction work of nearly 300 will be started within December this year.

Director of the model mosque project M Abdul Hamid and senior officials of the IF, among others attended the meeting with IF Director General Shamim Mohammad Afzal in the chair.

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