Turkish government and singer Yusuf Islam among donors who developed mosque that relies on green energy.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has officially opened the Cambridge Central Mosque in the east of England.
Described as Europe’s first eco-mosque, the facility is equipped with solar panels, relies on green energy and aims for a zero-carbon footprint.
It first opened to the public in April.
“I think this place of worship will be the best answer to the rising anti-Islamism,” Erdogan said, according to Anadolu Agency.
“I believe this mosque, which has become the symbol of solidarity against discrimination from the first moment, will, God willing, continue to be the center of unity, conversation and peace in the future,” he added.
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