SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 14, 2019 (BSS) – State Minister for Religious Affairs Alhaj Advocate Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah today said the government has floated tenders for construction of 112 model mosques.
“The government would build 560 model mosques at district and upazila levels and in the first phase, tenders have been floated for construction of 112 model mosques,” he said responding to a tabled question from treasury bench member M Israfil Alam in the House.
Besides, the government has finalized 346 locations and given administrative approval for those under the project, the state minister said.
He said the present government has undertaken the historic decision for building model mosques at every upazila.
Abdullah said the government has targeted completion of construction of model mosques within December 2020.