reported that a 1994 prohibition on the broadcast of the Islamic call to prayer was scrapped by the municipality of Botkyrka in September last year.
In April police ruled that the cry from the minaret would not violate local noise ordinances, clearing the way for the adhan to be broadcast each Friday noon, for between three and five minutes.
Worshippers at the Fittja mosque were moved to tears as they heard the historic first call for prayers last Friday. ITN Source
reported Imam Ergin Ocgem called out "Allahu akbar" (God is great) at the set time.
reported Muslims from Pakistan, Somalia, Syria and Turkey, enjoyed their first prayer call on Swedish soil, expressing their gratitude for Swedish tolerance.