World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey opened a restored mosque which was burned in Bosnian district ahead of holy month Ramadan, Turkish media said.
Head of the Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate Ali Bardakoglu attended inauguration ceremonies of three mosques in Bosnia during his 5-day visit.
Bardakoglu was accompanied by a Turkish delegation, including mayor of Kecioren, Mustafa Ak.
He attended the ceremonial opening and had the honor to open three mosques which are built by the Turkish support in Grozde, Maglaj and Fazlica Kula.
Grozde lays in one of the most strategic points in Bosnia, at the same time it is famous for being Fatih Sultan Mehmet's entrance to the country. Grozde had resisted strongly during the times of war.
Bardakoglu also attended the pre-Ramadan event "My Ummet" which took place in Zenica.
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Bosnian Grand Mufti Mustafa Ceric thanked Ali Bardakoglu for the support of Turkish people to Bosnian Muslims and for which is best seen in the monumental mosques in Gorazde and Maglaj which carry the spirit of the Ottoman Architecture.
Ceric also thanked Bardakoglu for the overall assistance in reconstruction of the burned mosque in Fazlagica Kula.