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Nizamiye Turkish Masjid

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Masjid

Address:
Old Pretoria Rd
Midrand
1685
Gauteng
South Africa

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Places Near Here:
  1. Waterval Islamic Institute (Mia's Farm) (4.34km)
  2. Sandton Islamic Association (10.61km)
  3. Masjid-ur-Rahmah (19.2km)
  4. Auckland Park Musallah (22.62km)
  5. Auckland Park Musallah (22.62km)
  6. Department of Religion Studies - University of Johannesburg (23.07km)
  7. Johannesburg Muslim School (23.35km)

Recent Updates

    JHB mosque draws tourists

    Published by Voice of the Cape on Sunday, 20 November 2011
    The newly constructed Turkish mosque in Midrand, a suburb of Johannesburg, is steadily becoming a tourist attraction with thousands of visitors flocking to take a closer look at its elegant style typical of the Ottoman Empire. According to the site project manager and engineer, Orhan Celik, the spectacular mosque, school and shops on the massive project is the brain child of 74 year old, Ali Katircioglu, a prominent Turkish businessman, who came to South Africa four years ago.

    Turkish Imaam clarifies on rumours

    Published by Channel Islam on Tuesday, 15 November 2011

    The Imam of the newly constructed Midrand Masjid has refuted allegations that his centre may be used to preach a ‘modernist’ form of Islam. The scholar made the clarification recently while addressing a media contingent from Channel Islam International.

    ‘‘We are not going to promote any different form of Islam. We believe in the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). We shall promote the teachings of the Quran, Hadith and Sunnah,’’ Imam Ebrahim Atasoy, a graduate of Al-Azhar , University said, while responding to questions from journalists.

    South African Islamic University on the cards

    Published by Channel Islam on Tuesday, 1 November 2011

    A prominent Muslim Turkish businessman is currently in talks with the Department of Education to establish the first accredited Islamic University in South Africa.

    74-yea-old Ali Katircioglu is the man behind the prominent Nizamiye complex in Midrand between Johannesburg and Pretoria.

    According to the tycoon's spokesman, the university will open once the Department of Education agrees to accredit it. Engineer Orhan Celik, says talks between Turkish academics and the Department of education are underway and promising to be fruitful.

    South Africa's "most beautiful" mosque opens in February

    Published by Channel Islam on Saturday, 29 October 2011
     
    One of Africa's most beautiful mosques will be officially opening its doors for musalees (worshippers) in February next year. The spectacular mosque which has become a landmark in the midrand area is the brainchild of 74 year old Ali Katircioglu, a prominent Turkish businessman. The site project manager, Orhan Celik, told Channel Islam International on Wednesday, that the property owner wanted to initially build the project in America but a friend of his in the United States advised him to bring the project to South Africa.