TIKA opens a cultural and religious complex in Bosna and Herzegovina

The Capljina Islamic Cultural Center was opened with the support of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA).

The cultural center in Capljina was inaugurated by Sefik Dzaferovic, a former member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidential Council, TIKA Vice President Mahmut Cevik, Türkiye’s Consul General in Mostar Yasar Ergun, and Mostar Mufti Salem Dedovic, they cut the opening ribbon together.

Mahmut Cevik, in his speech here, said that he had been visiting the region for 20 years and was in Capljina for the first time.

Noting that the region is rich in cultural diversity, Cevik said, “I am really happy that our Bosnian friends have a place where they can protect and build their identities. This cultural center that we have opened will have a strong place in preserving, building and transferring the Bosnian identity to younger generations.”

Expressing that people coexist with their culture and a nation without culture cannot survive, TIKA Vice President Çevik thanked everyone who contributed.

After the opening ceremony, iftar program was organized.



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