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A new mosque built at the expense of Turkmenistan opened in Afghanistan

Dec 5, 2020

A 500-seat mosque built at the expense of Turkmenistan was opened in the village of Akina etrapa in Andkhoy province of Faryab in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, ” Turkmenistan. Golden age».
On behalf of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, a delegation of our country consisting of representatives of relevant ministries and departments took part in the celebration.


According to the decree of the leader of the nation dated November 9, 2018, the Consulate of our country in Mazar-I-Sharif concluded with the Afghan construction company “Ghazanfar Construction, Road Work Rail Way Construction Material P.CO” contract for the construction of a mosque.
At the initiative of the head of state, a health house and a school have already been built here at the expense of the Turkmen side.
During a recent telephone conversation Between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, it was emphasized that the peoples of the two countries share ancient traditions of brotherhood and mutual respect, common spiritual and historical values, which serves as a reliable basis for interstate dialogue, including in the humanitarian sphere.
The leader of the nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that medicines and medical preparations, food, textile and household products were sent from our country to Afghanistan as humanitarian aid.
The opening of the mosque was a landmark event in the history of friendly and fraternal relations between the peoples of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.
During its construction, the latest technologies were used, original architectural solutions were applied, including the interior, decoration and painting of the vaults. The complex provides a building for Sadak, ritual ceremonies, Parking, landscaped surrounding area.
The leaders of Faryab province, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, religious figures, the public and numerous residents welcomed the guests from Turkmenistan with great cordiality, including venerable elders and clerics.


On behalf of the government and people of Afghanistan, the participants of the celebration expressed their sincere gratitude to the head of Turkmenistan and, through him, to the entire Turkmen people for their fraternal assistance, constant assistance and support in the socio-economic revival of the country.
Thus, this event once again confirms the constant readiness of Turkmenistan, led by the leader of the nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, to continue to take an active part in much-needed initiatives for the development of neighboring Afghanistan, for the sake of peace, stability and prosperity in the region.

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