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Restoration of the frescoes is completed / Very soon, the mosque of Haji Et'hem Bey will be returned to the believers and visitors

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The Minister of Culture, Elva Margariti stated today that very soon, the mosque of Haji Et'hem Bey, one of the most important objects of the Muslim faith, but also a rare monument of our cultural heritage, will be returned to the faithful and visitors.

The Minister says that thanks to the financial support of TİKA Tirana, this object is becoming an identity.

According to her, currently one of the most important phases has been completed, that of the restoration of the frescoes and work is being done to fix the roof, degraded by time, to continue with the floor.

Margariti says the work continues even though it is a difficult situation created by COVID-19.

"Very soon, one of the most important objects of the Muslim faith, but also a rare monument of our cultural heritage, will be returned to believers and visitors. Thanks to the financial support of TİKA Tirana, this building is returning to its identity. "One of the most important phases has been completed, that of the restoration of the frescoes and work is being done to fix the roof, degraded by time, to continue with the floor. Despite the difficulties created by COVID-19, the work continues", the minister emphasizes.

In 2018, thanks to a cooperation agreement between the Ministry of Culture and the Muslim Community of Albania, it was decided to restore five cultural monuments of the Islamic faith, including this mosque.

Haxhi Et'hem Bey Mosque is a mosque built in Albania by Mulla Bey, from Petrela, around the end of the eighteenth century.

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