Novi Pazar, Turkey – On Friday, December 19th 2014. President of the Meshihat Islamic Community in Serbia, mufti Dr. Mevlud Dudić welcomed the First Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey Ilker Tašaltana.
On this occasion, the Turkish diplomat expressed thanks for the contribution the Islamic community gave while it fought to keep a peaceful atmosphere during the elections for the Bosniak National Council. Also, Mr. Tašaltan announced new investments in Sandzak and Serbia by the Republic of Turkey.
Mufti Dudic reminded the guest on the beginning phases of reconstruction of the Gazi Isa-beg hamam in Novi Pazar and Old Novi Pazar spa, as well as the need for Turkish investment in areas outside of Sandžak where Muslims live in difficult conditions. Also, Meshihat’s President expressed the expectation that the previously announced opening of the Consulate of the Republic of Turkey in Novi Pazar would soon be realized.