At the center of Tatar culture in Tyumen, the second meeting with the Board of Trustees of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tyumen region took place. November last year Tatar businessmen united to provide financial and legal support to Muslim organizations in the region. The council includes 16 representatives of big business, among them members of the Association of Assistance for Tatar entrepreneurs of the Tyumen region. The meeting was attended by members of the Board, Chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Tyumen region (DUM TO) Zinnat Hazrat Sadykov and Chairman of the Committee on Nationalities of the Tyumen region Yevgeny Vorobyov.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zufar Akhtar told about the work done in two months: on preparation for registration of mosques of south of the Tyumen region. Then Hazrat Zinnat Sadykov shared the results of his tenure as chairman of the DUM TO. The main achievement – the creation of the Coordinating Council of the three spiritual administrations of Muslims registered in the area. Such a unity has achieved for many years past. For seven months 11 Sunday schools have opened , a seminar for imams of south of the Tyumen region was held, mass celebrations in honor of the great feasts Uraza bairam and Kurban bairam were organized, on the basis of historical and architectural complex Embaevo village an Islamic educational center has been set up.
Together with the Chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tyumen Region Zinnat Hazrat Sadykov at the cup of cup, strategic issues for 2015 have been were discussed. Among the priorities: legal formalities and registration of the mosques of the Tyumen region, salaries of imams and improvement of religious education among the clergy. Work has already begun on the formulation of land on which the mosque has been built for further registration. But the condition of many religious buildings requires reconstruction, and sometimes it’s easier to build a new mosque. Board members expressed a wish to change the architectural appearance of Muslim religious buildings in the region:
“Mosques should be not only religious, but also and architecture building. They have become a real decoration of settlements “- expressed member of the Board Rustam Samkaev.
Not once the issue of the need to build a new mosque in the regional center was raised. While this is in perspective, but Rustam Samkaev offered now to organize a grant for students of Tyumen Architectural University for project designing of the mosque. Other council members supported it, it is not only ro solve the problem of a technical issue, but will awaken interest among young architects in religious objects.
Present at the meeting, Chairman of the Committee on Nationalities of the Tyumen region Yevgeny Vorobyov, spoke about the allocation of funds from the regional budget for the construction of two mosques – in yurts Andreevskikh (Tyumen region) and in yurts Irtyshanskih (Tobolsk region ). The Board of Trustees at DUM TO will assume control over the quality of the construction work.
Today an urgent need to pay imams serving at mosques. The item was one of the main agenda at the meeting. “For the imam could qualitatively engage in spiritual activities, he should not think about how to provide the family” – agreed businessmen.
Today, members of the Board of Trustees took the responsibility and financial burden for what is the salary arrears that accrued for 2014 will be repaid. A 2015 salary will be paid to imams in a systematic way on a monthly basis. ”
Zinnat Hazrat Sadykov expressed his gratitude for the support on behalf of all imams made a commitment to improve the quality of work:
“Now we will improve the quality of our work: to increase the number of parishioners, pay more attention to the sermon. Muslims must know their religion, to see the true, pure Islam. ”
Businessmen supported the need to improve the religious education of the clergy. For this purpose, it is planned to conduct more workshops for imams, send them to study in the Russian Islamic University.
Businessmen could not escape from its essence and raised the issue of the need to introduce modern technology in DUM TO. On the economic language, the Spiritual Administration requires the creation of a positive image. It is important to make religion clear to the younger generation religion. We are talking about the application of marketing techniques and new opportunities.
“Spiritual Administration of Muslims, as an independent organization shall declare the funds through zakat. That is permissible to engage in activities. It is also halal industry, publishing, seminars and activities related to the Muslims of Tyumen Region – said Rinat Nasyrov, a member of the board of trustees at the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tyumen region “.
The Board of Trustees is ready to provide support in the organization by the DUM TO of new activities. Rinat Nasirov said that today the main problem is solved: “The business community is beginning to actively participate in the life of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tyumen region”. It should be noted that the board of trustees, if necessary, will provide financial support to all three of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Tyumen region.
Press Service Congress of Tatars of the Tyumen region