Model mosques and cultural centre being built in Panchagarh
Railways Minister Advocate Nurul Islam Sujan has said that the government is constructing a model mosque and an Islamic cultural centre in Deviganj upazila of Panchagarh district in light of 2014 election pledge of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Public Works department is implementing the project at a cost of over Tk 11.37 crore, the minister said while visiting the site of Deviganj upazila Model Mosque and Cultural Centre on Friday.
"Some 560 model mosques and Islamic cultural centres are being built across the country. The district-level and offshore mosques will be four-storey ones while the mosque in upazila level will be three-storey," he added.
The model mosques will have separate ablution and prayer room for men and women, library, research facility, daowa programme, Quaran hifz, child education, guest room, foreigners' accommodations and other facilities.
Earlier, the minister visited the proposed Sajeeb Wajed Joy Hitech Park.