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Brussels has a new mosque

 

A new mosque was launched in the Belgian capital of Brussels.

 

A new mosque was launched in the Belgian capital of Brussels.

 

It is located in the city’s Saint-Josse-ten-Noode District and includes an Islamic education center.
Attending the opening ceremony were the mayor of the district and a number of other officials as well as Muslims.
The mayor in a speech praised the mosque’s architectural design and said it can be a model for future projects.
The 5-storey building, whose architecture is a blend of Turkish and European architectural designs, can accommodate 750 worshippers.
Islam is the largest minority religion in Belgium, practiced by an estimated 6 percent of the total population.

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