Ilham Aliyev attended opening of new building of Haji Javad mosque

12 april 2018, 11:05

A new building of Haji Javad mosque has been inaugurated in Yasamal district, Baku.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony.

Head of Yasamal District Executive Authority Aziz Azizov informed the head of state of the construction work.

The construction of the new building of the mosque started on July 2, 2017.

The new building of Haji Javad mosque occupies an area of 1200 square metres. The height of the dome is 18 meters, while the minaret stands 33.7 meters in height.

The mosque is large enough to accommodate over 500 worshippers.

The head of state met with members of Haji Javad religious community.

President Ilham Aliyev addressed the meeting.