25 May 2011

Mayor promises to probe Sofia mosque for noise emission

Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandukova has said that she will launch an investigation to establish whether the loudspeakers at the mosque are too loud, and are causing obstruction to people who live or work in the area.

"Bulgaria is a legal state with laws and regulations, and my commitment is to do everything possible for them to be upheld," Fandukova told the bTV

"Regarding the noise levels, there are regulations which stipulate what the acceptable norms are, standards which are set up by the regional health Inspectorate. The mayor has the authority to take action to act on the issue if violations are observed," she said. [The Sofia Echo] Read more [via The Iconoclast]