Religious awareness event was held in Astara


The event was organized by the Lankaran Region Department of the State Committee for Religious Association (DSRA) and the Knowledge Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the Kijaba settlement mosque of Astara region on July 10 within the framework of the Knowledge Foundation’s religious enlightenment project.

The event was attended by Head of the Lankaran Region DSRA Department Gagayi Mammadov, Knowledge Foundation’s internal projects sector head, Haji Abdullah, chairman of the Kijaba Settlement Mosque Religious Community Alakbar Isayev, and the elders and youth as well.

Opening the event, Head of the Lankaran Region DSRA Department Gagayi Mammadov noted that inter-religious solidarity and unity exist in our country. G. Mammadov gave detailed information about the state-religion relations established by the Great Leader Heydar Aliyev.

Knowledge Foundation’s internal projects sector head Haji Abdullah said that the state-religion model in Azerbaijan is an example for other countries. H. Abdullah said that President Ilham Aliyev’s declaration of 2016 as the year of “Multiculturalism” as logical continuation of 2017 as “Year of Islamic Solidarity” is a contribution to peace and solidarity.

Alekper Isayev, the chairman of the religious community of Kijaba settlement, the imam of the Lovay village mosque, Nuraddin Marufov, the resident of Lovay village, theologian Mahir Shakarov and others spoke about the necessity to propagate national-moral, tolerant and multicultural values in the fight against religious radicalism in their speeches. At the end of the meeting questions were answered.

Press service of the Knowledge Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Tarix: 10.07.2018

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