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The Hagia Sophia will be the first since 1934 namaz

First after 86-year hiatus Muslim service will be held Friday at the Cathedral of St. Sophia (Hagia Sophia) in Istanbul, converted into a mosque, the namaz, are expected to attend Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.

The state Council, Turkey's highest administrative court – July 10, annulled the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a Museum. Immediately after that, Erdogan announced that he had signed a decree about the transformation of the Cathedral into a mosque and the beginning of Muslim worship there.