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Muhammad al-Saggaf met with Mufti of Dagestan

On November 30, Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi received a courtesy call from Muhammad al-Saggaf, a descendant of the Prophet ﷺ.
After warm welcome of the noble descendant of the Messenger of Allah, the Mufti of Dagestan noted that the visit of such guests to our republic is a very significant and pleasant event for the Dagestanis.

Crimean Muftiyat organised charity event for disabled people

The Muftiyat of Crimea took part in a charity event dedicated to the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which took place in the Simferopol Social Rehabilitation Department for Children and Adolescents with Disabilities. At the event, entitled “Day of positive mood”, children were presented with gifts - soft toys and sweets.

Tatar culture festival held in Chistopolsky district

Chistopolsky muhtasibat organized a celebration of Tatar culture within the framework of the Tatar culture month in the Chistopolsky municipal district in Tatarstan.
On the final holiday of this thematic month at the Vostok Cultural Center, some SMM activists took an active part in organizing the exhibition of Tatar hats and jewelery, conducted master classes on knitting a Muslim headscarf, on mehendi, and burning wood.

Kazan Kremlin commented on the lack of Imams in Tatarstan

The Kazan Kremlin is ready to consider programs to attract imams to the villages, if the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tatarstan (DUM RT) comes up with an initiative. This was reported by the official representative of the Kazan Kremlin Lilia Galimova.
She stressed that the initiator of solving the situation with a shortage of Imams should be the Muslims management.

Mosque with a capacity of 5 thousand people to be built in Grozny

A mosque, which can accommodate up to 5,000 believers at the same time, will be built in the Oktyabrsky district of Grozny, the press service of the head and government of the Chechen Republic said on Wednesday.

Russia's Muslim prisoners to have prayer rooms and halal menu

The Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) is ready to improve the conditions of Muslims in places of detention, as such Muslim prisoners in Russian prisons will be provided with prayer rooms and a halal menu.
The implementation of this approach is already being carried out by a working group on interaction with religious organizations specially created at the ministry. Human rights activists note an increase in the number of complaints about the lack of prayer rooms and the halal menu.

Prophet's descendant visited Dagestan

Descendant of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, the world-famous theologian, scholar, Sheikh Muhammad al-Saggaf arrived in Dagestan.
Representatives of the Republic’s Muftiate warmly greeted the guest of honor at the Uytash airport in the capital.
Muhammad al-Saggaf noted that for many years he wanted to visit the blessed land of Dagestan and to meet with brothers in faith.

New course for women "My family" begins in the Crimea

The Muftiyat of Crimea began to offer a new course especially designed for local women, Menim Alem (My Family). The course was developed within the framework of the religious and educational project of the Spiritual Administration of the Crimea's Muslims “Faydaly Ilim”.

Conference on Strengthening Interethnic and Interfaith Relations held in Pyatigorsk

All-Russian Conference on Strengthening Interethnic and Interfaith Relations in the Russian Federation was held in Pyatigorsk State University. The event was attended by more than 60 scholars of various disciplines, religious and public figures and rectors of universities of the North Caucasus. As part of the conference, the main characteristics and features of interethnic and interfaith relations in the country, regional experience of strengthening them, issues of preventing extremism among young people, as well as interaction of state authorities, civil society institutions, scientific and religious organizations were considered, the Muslim portal of the Caucasus reports.

The Spiritual Assembly of Russia's Muslims to build a mosque in Moscow

The mayor of the capital will allocate a site for the construction of a mosque in the “new Moscow” to the Spiritual Assembly of Russia's Muslims, said its chairman, Moscow Mufti Albir Krganov.
In addition, as the newspaper Izvestia writes on Wednesday, the Russian Orthodox Church, the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia and the Buddhist Traditional Sangha of Russia will receive land plots for the construction of their religious buildings. A total of approximately five hectares is expected to be allocated.

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