The room for prayer was opened in the new terminal of the Simferopol airport

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotosensasi the building of the new terminal wave Crimean and Simferopol international airportThe room for prayer was opened in the new terminal of the Simferopol airport© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

Prayer room for prayer was opened in the new terminal of the Simferopol airport, said on Tuesday the Spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) of the Crimea.

«We have prepared a special room for prayers, a prayer room divided into male and female areas. Here is everything you need for the rite. Prayer rug, prayer beads, furniture for shoes, and, most importantly, a copy of the Holy book Koran. Next to the prayer room equipped with places for ablution (abdesthana). Muslims traveling by air, will be able to perform a religious rite», — quotes the press service of the DUM of the assistant mufti of Crimea of Raim Gafarova.

He added that in February, when it was adopted jointly with the developer the decision on allocation of premises for prayers, the representatives of the mufti visited the site to determine the Qibla is precisely determined from any point of the globe the direction towards the Holy Kaaba in Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

Next to the room for prayers also located a prayer for Orthodox Christians.

The new terminal of the Simferopol airport, which was built in less than two years, on April 16 took the first passengers. To this day, all flights are served in terminal «Crimean wave» with an area of about 80 thousand square meters. Authorities said the completed project is the new symbol of the Peninsula.

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