National Mosque Open Day: North Qld mosques welcome public to dispel misconceptions about Islam

Muslim communities in Mareeba and Cairns welcomed dozens of people from outside the Islamic faith into their mosques as part of National Mosque Open Day on Saturday.

It is important for people to see that we’re not some weird cult or something Waseem Jappie, Cairns Imam

Imam of the Mareeba mosque, Benjamin Murat said the purpose of the open day event was to dispel misconceptions about Muslims and allow people to have their questions about the Islamic faith answered.

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