Shia cultural center opens in Ghana

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  • News source: abna

Summary The first phase of “Seddiqeh Tahereh” Complex, the greatest cultural center for Shia Muslims in Kumasi, Ghana, was opened in a ceremony earlier this week.


The first phase of “Seddiqeh Tahereh” Complex, the greatest cultural center for Shia Muslims in Kumasi, Ghana, was opened in a ceremony earlier this week.

The ceremony was held on November 29 with Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Moradi, representative of the international affairs deputy of Leader of the Islamic Revolution’s office in attendance.

The program was also attended by the leader of Shia Muslims in Ghana and directors of Islamic centers as well as preachers from different cities of the African country.

Addressing the program, Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Moradi highlighted the virtues of building mosques in Islam and conveyed the Leader’s greeting.

The Seddiqeh Tahereh Complex will be constructed in four floors based on Islamic architecture and will include a mosque, library, cultural center and guest house.

The Holy Quran’s verses featuring the status of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) and the names of Ahl-ul-Bayt (AS) have been inscribed on the walls of the first floor.

Hojat-ol-Islam Mohammad Dar-ol-Hikmah, the director of the complex, is a graduate student of Al-Mustafa International University.

Kumasi is the capital city of the Ashanti Region in southern Ghana.

Ghana is a country in West Africa. Islam is one of the major religions practiced widely in the country. Its presence in modern-day Ghana dates back to the 10th century.

Muslims in Ghana make up about 24 percent of the population.