IQNA

10:34 - November 12, 2018
News ID: 3467198
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkmenistan will allocate funds for the construction of a mosque in the Afghan settlement of Aqina, Altyn Asyr local TV channel reported.

 

According to a presidential decree, the consulate of Turkmenistan in Afghanistan’s Mazar-i-Sharif province was entrusted to conclude a contract with Afghanistan’s Ghazanfar Construction, Road Work Rail Way Construction Material P.CO for the construction of a mosque to serve 500 people in Aqina settlement.

The construction work may be launched later this month. The mosque may be commissioned in December 2020, according to Trend news agency.

The document was signed to achieve peace, stability and security in Afghanistan, as well as to render humanitarian assistance to fraternal Afghan people.

The number of Turkmen in Afghanistan is estimated at around one million people (2-3 percent).  

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