Archive Archive

Back

Workng Visit To Tartar's Islamic Centre, Bohiniki, Poland

The Embassy of Malaysia, Warsaw organized a working visit to Bohiniki mosque, Bialystok, Poland.  The mosque is located more than 200 km from Warsaw and was constructed by the Tartans in 1732 and has been considered as the olderst mosque build in Poland.  A visit to the mosque had also opened up across culture sharing between Tartans Muslim and the Malaysian.  The Tartans were paid by the Polish government to safeguard the border from its enemies.  The Tartans were allowed to practise their faith and cultures activities.  During the 17th - 19th centuries, they were approximately 200 mosque built by the Tartans in Poland.