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PM Imran Khan applauds reopening of Hagia Sophia

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.

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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”.

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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”, he said in a tweet.
 

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.