Clayton mosque holding open day to promote understanding of Muslims and Islam

Jesse Wray-McCann, Monash Leader
May 2, 2017
A CLAYTON mosque is throwing open its doors and welcoming people in this Sunday to help people understand their Muslim neighbours and their faith. The Islamic Association of Monash Mosque at Monash University will be joining other mosques around the state as part of the new initiative Victorian Mosque Open Day. Islamic Council of Victoria president Mohamed Mohideen, who is a microbiology lecturer at the university and worships at the Monash mosque said the occasion was aimed at strengthening community spirit, building better relationships with neighbours and breaking down misconceptions about Islam.

“We want the Victorian community to look beyond what is portrayed of Muslims and build dialogue and friendships while sharing mutual respect and understanding,” Mr Mohideen said.
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