The event brought together spiritual leaders of mosques, including the main akhund, chairman of the Regional Spiritual Board of Muslims of the Ulyanovsk region in the composition of the Central Spiritual Board of Muslims of Russia Ildar Safiullin, Mufti of the region Savbyan Suleymanov. During the meeting they discussed issues of cooperation in consolidation of the society around traditional values.
“Each of us is doing everything to Ulyanovsk region, and therefore Russia lived a quiet, happy life. On behalf of myself and from the government, I have the honor to congratulate you and all the Muslims with the completion of the holy month of Ramadan. Islam carries a good attitude, which should emerge between people of different faiths and nationalities, the idea of religious tolerance. Such values are equally close and clear to people of all faiths, historically serve as the basis of peace and harmony. The Muslims of the Ulyanovsk region are making a significant contribution to building inter-religious dialogue, the expansion of interaction between religious communities with public authorities. Followers of Islam played an important role in promoting religious tolerance and countering religious extremism, the spread of social ills of the society, “- Governor Sergei Morozov said.
The meeting also touched on patriotic education of youth, combating extremism, strengthening inter-religious peace and harmony.
“Meeting with the Governor always is a significant event for us. Today, in modern Russia there are all conditions for believers, and no barriers for professing traditional religions. Muslims are a part of our society, working for its benefit, development and strengthening of inter-ethnic and inter-confessional interaction, peace and harmony. In this way we educate our young people, “- said Ildar Safiullin.
We remind March 10, the Government of the region, together with the Regional Spiritual Board of Muslims of the Ulyanovsk region signed an agreement on cooperation in matters of spiritual and moral education, preservation and development of traditional culture, strengthening of spiritual and moral principles in the field of education and upbringing of the younger generation to counter religious extremism and enhance cultural inter-religious dialogue.
During the meeting the head of the region presented gifts to the muftis.