A meeting of the Consultative Council under the Governor of the Penza region on interaction with Muslim religious and public organizations was held. The council was established in 2013 from among the representatives of the Muslim clergy, public organizations, the deputy corps in order to discuss and solve the most important problems of the Muslim community of the Penza region.
The governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev called on the members of the advisory council on interaction with Muslim religious and social organizations to actively counteract extremism and work with youth. This topic became one of the main issues at the meeting in the government of the Penza region.
“Let’s conduct preventive work with people who” sit down “on the promises of terrorist organizations, both with Muslims and with Russians, to know from the inside what is happening,” Ivan Belozertsev suggested.
Abubyakar-hazrat Yunkin, who is the chairman of the regional spiritual department of Muslims, in his report emphasized that while teaching and preaching, his co-religionists build the ideology of moderate Islam in society and promote the strengthening of cultural traditions.
Tuktarov Zigansha Zeynatullovich – the chairman of the board of the charity fund for the development of the Tatar spiritual heritage “Siyanye”, the deputy of the Penza City Duma reported on the construction of the cathedral mosque in Penza.
Then Akzhigitov Bakir Usmanovich – chairman of the Tatar national-cultural autonomy took the floor. He thanked the governor for the All-Russian rural Sabantuy in the village Srednyaya Yelyuzan of the Gorodishchensky district in July 2017 and for the correct national policy in the region.