PM Imran Khan applauds the reopening of Turkey’s historic Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque after 86 years.
Taking it to social media earlier on Friday, PM Khan wrote, “Felicitations to the Republic of Turkey, and H.E. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on this historic day after the first prayers in 86 years were held at Hagia Sophia [Grand] Mosque”.
Felicitations to the Republic of Turkey and H.E President @RTErdogan on this historic day after the first prayers in 86 years were held at the Hagia Sophia Mosque. #AyasofyaCamii pic.twitter.com/8wH4U1RZuM— Prime Minister's Office, Pakistan (@PakPMO) July 24, 2020
Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia held the Friday prayers for the first time in 86 years after its reconversion into a mosque earlier this month.
Earlier, Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan head, Senator Sirajul Haq also congratulated the Turkish government over the landmark move.
Today is a historic day for Muslim Ummah. Re-opening of #Ayasofia mosque with Friday prayers after a gap of 86 years is a sign of the renaissance of Muslims. Congratulations to President @RTErdogan , Turk Nation and Muslims around the world.— Siraj ul Haq (@SirajOfficial) July 24, 2020