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Pakistan hails reopening of Hagia Sophia Mosque

Imran Khan felicitates Turkish government, President Erdogan over landmark move of reopening Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque
25.07.2020 - 15:23

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on late Friday hailed the reopening of Turkey's historic Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque after 86 years, following a Turkish court ruling.

PAKISTANI POLITICIANS CONGRATULATED TURKEY OVER  LANDMARK MOVE

"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," Khan said on Twitter.

Apart from the prime minister, several other Pakistani politicians and lawmakers, including the head of mainstream religious party Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Sirajul Haq, and Chief Minister of the most populous Punjab province Usman Buzdar also congratulated the Turkish government over the landmark move.