Graves of Islamic and Turkish elders were flowered in Japan
The graves of Islamic and Turkish elders who were buried in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, were taken care of.
Representatives of Turkish civil society came together at the Tama Cemetery in the Fuçuu district of the capital, with the organization of the Japan Diyanet Foundation and the Tokyo Mosque.
The Imam of the Tokyo Mosque, affiliated to the Presidency of Religious Affairs, Muhammet Rıfat Çınar, read the Qur'an at the grave of Abdürreşid İbrahim, the Muslim traveler who introduced Islam to Japan.
The participants, who carried out the maintenance and cleaning of the tombs of Islamic and Turkish elders as well as Abdürreşid İbrahim, later flowered the graves.
Korkut Güngen, Türkiye's Ambassador to Tokyo, also attended the program.
Raşit Alas, Social Affairs Counselor of the Türkiye’s Tokyo Embassy, prayed at the cemetery.
In Tama Cemetery, besides Abdürreşid İbrahim, there are the graves of names such as Ahmet Vahap, Ahmet Apanay, the presidents of Tokyo Turkish Association, Turkish wrestler Yusuf Toruko and his son Claude Yusuf and TV show host Hannan Safa.