The local Government and The Rural Development Division (LGRD) and Religious Affairs Ministry signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to construct 560 model mosques and Islamic Cultural Centers across Bangladesh.
“The MoU signing ceremony was held at LGRD ministry conference room, said an official press release.
The model mosques and Islamic Cultural Centers will be constructed in each district of the country and under the MoU.
Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid foundation stone of nine old mosques in the country.
Besides, the government repaired and improved 21,000 mosques and religious establishments along with building 170 feet height minaret and expanded female prayer room of “Baitul Mokarram “national mosque during the last 10 years.