Turkey’s top Muslim cleric visits Cameroon

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Religious Affairs Directorate President Mehmet Gormez, visiting the orphanage built by TICA in Cameroon, handed out presents to children.

Gormez also visited a Turkish school in the Cameroonian capital of Yaounde yesterday.

Gormez was welcomed at the Amity International Turkish School with a ceremony by students and school administrators. The visitors listened to poems and folk songs performed by students from the school. The Muslim cleric noted that Turkey did not have any relations with the Muslims of Africa until five or six years ago but that this situation has begun to improve recently.”

There are important activities in Somalia. There are mosque constructions, religious services and contributions to religious education in Mali and other African countries,” he said.

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