Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated 50 more model mosques and Islamic cultural centres across the country.
She inaugurated model mosques and Islamic cultural centres virtually from the Gono Bhaban.
This was the fourth phase of inauguration. The PM has so far inaugurated 200 mosques, out of 564, being built all over the country at a cost of Tk 9,435 crore.
The construction of the remaining mosques and Islamic cultural centres is scheduled to be completed by June, 2024
Earlier, she opened 50 mosques each in the first phase on June 10, 2021, in the second phase on January 16 this year and the third phase on March 16.
The model mosques and Islamic cultural centres include separate places for ablution and namaz along with air-condition systems.
Besides, there will be registration and training arrangements for hajj pilgrims, Imam training centre, research centre and Islamic library, autism corner, ritual system before burial, car parking facility, hifzakhana, pre-primary education and Quran learning arrangement, conference room for Islamic cultural activities and Islamic dawat, Islamic books sale centre, boarding facility for local and foreign guests.
A video-documentary on the model mosques and Islamic cultural centres was screened at the function.
With State Minister for Religious Affairs Md Faridul Haque Khan in the chair, secretary of the ministry Kazi Enamul Hassan delivered welcome address at the function.
Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Md Tofazzel Hossain Miah moderated the programme.