Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the official opening of an eco-friendly mosque in Cambridge this afternoon.

The Cambridge Central Mosque is the first purpose built eco-mosque in Europe.

The mosque cost £23 million to build, can hold 1,000 worshippers and has green features including air-source heat pumps, rainwater harvesting and solar panels.

Most recently, The Cambridge Central Mosque won the ‘Best Green Initiative’ at the 2nd Beacon Mosque Awards.