Muslims of the Mityaevo village of Saqi district celebrated a festal occasion on March 22, namely the future mosque Foundation stone laying. Regional and local Mejlis representatives, religious leaders and, of course, local parishioners who launched the construction at their own resources.
It is suggested that the new mosque would be two-storeyed and have a high minaret. there’ll be another building nearby where the religion is to be taught.
Mr. Rustem Asanov, the local inhabitant, told: “We’ve been dreaming to have our own mosque for a long time. It’s been a hard time recently, so Foundation stone laying became a real feast for every family of our village. We hope that Allah helps us and we complete the construction works.”
Unfortunately, money the local community raised id only enough to lay the foundation. Local people hope to find sponsors until the end of the year so they can erect the walls of the mosque much-needed for the village.
“We launched this project 4 years ago, and it took us these 4 years to gain land and now we lay the foundation stone. God willing, we’ll erect the walls during this year, and, of course, we’ll be very thankful to Allah if we manage to do this,” - a local man Riza Useinov says.
Staff reporter, Simferopol