The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance has assigned 16 imams to lead taraweeh (late night prayers during Ramadan) in various European countries during the holy month, which is expected to begin on June 18.

The taraweeh prayers will be held in Islamic centers in a number of countries in Europe including Austria, the Canary Islands, Poland, the Czech Republic, Denmark and France.

The ministry's attaché at the Saudi Embassy in Paris, Abdullah Bin Ibrahim Al-Faleh, said the centers are serving the Muslim communities and teaching the children Arabic language and about Islam.

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