Turkey to train Syrian imams

Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate, also known as the Diyanet, will train 467 Syrian imams in northern Syria, the state body said Thursday.
The efforts are directed to provide appropriate religious services to Syrian residents in various cities, including Al-Bab, Jarabulus, Azaz, Mare and Al-Rai, where terrorists were eliminated following the Turkish-led Operation Euphrates Shield.
So far 61 imams have completed their training in Turkey, including 40 in central Kayseri and 21 in southeastern Gaziantep.
It surveyed the area rid of terrorists and repaired 60 mosques before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, including one in Al-Bab which opened for service for 1,500 worshipers. Repair work for 42 mosques in the region is underway.

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