|code: 163462||Date: 13880000||source: ABNA|
New Islamic Center in Budapest
The municipal council of the 11th district of Budapest gave the green light for the construction of the first Islamic center in the Hungarian capital, a local newspaper reported on Friday.
Muslims - whose number is estimated between 30,000 and 50,000 in Hungary - are currently forced to use apartments as a places of prayer or for organizing religious events.
In 2005, non-governmental organization Charity and Peace, linked to the Islamic Congregation, purchased a large town hall , which must be built a large cultural and religious center with a library.
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