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Kamil Samigullin re-elected as Mufti of Tatarstan

Kazan, April 12, 2021

Kamil-hazrat Samigullin has been re-elected as the mufti of the republic, the chairman of the Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan during the congress of the regional Muslim clergy, RIA Novosti reports.

 

International Islamic Scientific Conference held in Crimea

Sevastopol, April 10, 2021

Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Tavrichesky Muftiyat) hosted an international scientific conference “The work of Muslims Religious Administrations of Russia during a coronavirus pandemic: New Approaches in Social Service” in Sevastopol on last week-end, Islam.ru website reports.

 

Dagestan Mufti’s assistant wins the Jiu-Jitsu World Championship

Makhachkala, April 10, 2021

The 12th World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Abu Dhabi came to successful conclusion on Friday night, Islam.ru website reports. The Jiu-Jitsu arena in the UAE capital gathered professional sportsmen with brown and black belts from all over the world.

 

Mecca Grand Mosque capacity to be increased for Umrah in Ramadan

Mecca, April 7, 2021

Saudi Arabia’s General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque has decided to increase the capacity of the Grand Mosque in Mecca to 50,000 Umrah performers and 100,000 worshippers per day during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan for those who are vaccinated, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Tuesday.

 

Virtual Visits to Mecca and Medina in Ramadan

Mecca, April 7, 2021

A new app allowing millions of Muslims to easily navigate the two holy mosques in Mecca and Medina has been released by Se-ma-phore Studio. The 3D application, V Makkah, allows users to take an interactive tour inside the Grand Mosque in Mecca and the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina.

They can also virtually visit nearby locations such as Mount Arafat, Jamaraat Bridge, Muzdalifah area and exhibitions held in the holy cities.

 

Tatarstan prepares for the republican Iftar

Kazan, April 7, 2021

Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Tatarstan appeals to volunteers to participate in the IX Republican Iftar, Islam.ru website reports.

The long-awaited evening of breaking the fast will take place on May 7 at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre and will bring together at one table and at one collective prayer honoured guests, representatives of business and needy people: families with many children, poor families, people with disabilities.

 

Uzbekistan delegation visited St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, April 7, 2021

A high-level delegation from the Republic of Uzbekistan paid an official visit to St. Petersburg on Monday this week, Islam.ru website reports. Within the framework of the visit the delegation came to the St. Petersburg Cathedral Mosque, where they met with the Mufti, Chairman of Muslim Religious Administration of St. Petersburg and the North-West Region of Russia, Sheikh Ravil-Hazrat Pancheev.

 

Tatarstan Muslims advised how to get vaccinated in Ramadan

Kazan, April 7, 2021

Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan recommended the believers in the holy month of Ramadan to get vaccinated against COVID-19 after sunset, the republican press and mass communications agency reported on Tuesday, citing the Muftiyat.

 

Crimean Muftiyat announced plans for Ramadan

Sevastopol, April 6, 2021

Muslim Religious Administration of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol held a meeting of the Supreme Council of the religious organization, during which the members considered number of issues, including the work of mosques in the Holy month of Ramadan.

As a result of the discussions, the Supreme Council collectively adopted two decisions:

 

Russia - Islamic World summit to be held in Tatarstan in summer

Kazan, April 6, 2021

This year the international economic summit “Russia - Islamic World: Kazansummit” to be held in a hybrid format - online and offline, Tatarstan Investment Development Agency (AID) head Taliya Minullina said on Tuesday.

In 2020, the Russia - Islamic World: Kazansummit was primarily postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and then canceled at all.

 
 

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