The deputies of Istanbul, made “Islamic” amendments to the construction sector

Istanbul. 8 Dec. INTERFAX – Municipal Council of Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu district received an updated package of changes that will occur in the construction of residential buildings, said on Friday the website “NewsTurk” with reference to the Turkish edition “Hurriyet”.

According to the new adopted changes to the building plan of the district, prohibited the construction of outdoor swimming pools in residential complexes; number of one-bedroom apartments/studios must be no more than 15% (“on moral grounds”, as against prostitution); in the construction of residential complex on the area more than 10 thousand square meters should build a free-standing mosque.

The deputies of the opposition Republican people’s party, the minority in the district Council, called the project “construction and Sharia”.

“People in Zeytinburnu there is the sea, but there is no way it sold. And so now will not be swimming pools where you can swim. At least you will be able to explain to people why?// If less than 15% of apartments to engage in prostitution, it is “Halal”, and if more – “Haram”? // Mosques in residential complexes? We discuss the construction plan or preachy?” – asked the participants of the meeting the Deputy Asin Hacialioglu.

However, a controversial bill received a majority of votes of the deputies of the ruling justice and development and was adopted.