The Cabinet of Ministers has made changes to the "List of Local Historical and Cultural Monuments", APA reports.
According to the decision, the House of Worship, built in 1913 at 10 S. S. Rustam Street in Baku (“Salaam Cinema Baku”)
and the mosque, located at the intersection of R.Rza Street (34) and H.Aslanov Street (85), is included in the "Monuments of Architecture" section in the "List of Local Historical and Cultural Monuments".
Thus, both monuments will be taken under state protection.
The State Service for Protection, Development and Restoration of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture has added the building to the list of newly discovered historical monuments, taking into account the historical significance and architectural style of the Salaam Cinema Baku building. In June, the Cabinet of Ministers appealed to the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) to comment on the inclusion of the building in the list of state protected historical monuments. The Institute of Architecture and Art of the Academy of Sciences gave a positive feedback on the inclusion of the building in the list of state-protected historical monuments and sent its opinion to the Ministry of Culture.