Saudis prepared to give up Brussels’ Grand Mosque

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In 1969 the late King Boudewijn agreed a 99 year concession for the mosque in Brussels’ Jubel Park with the Saudis.
However, the current Federal Government wishes to this.
The Mosque is seen as being a hotbed of Wahhabism, a conservative tendency within Islam.
The Interior Minister Jan Jambon (who is also responsible for the Buildings’ Agency that owns the mosque) told the paper that “We have every hope that period of notice can be completed relatively quickly.
It is the Buildings’ Agency that is in talks with the Saudi Concession holder of the Grand Mosque and Islamic and Cultural Centre (ICC).
The…