Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Office for Kirgyz Muslims' Religious Affairs opens Yekaterinburg branch

A new branch of the Office for Kirgyz Muslims' Religious Affairs has opened in Yekaterinburg.

The office and Russia's Muftiat Council agreed to open the office in February. The opening of the office was officially announced on July 28, Ahlul Bayt News Agency reports.

Ernazar Asadov will be dispatched to Russia this week to fulfill his assignment as head of the branch. The goal of the office is to investigate the aim of addressing religious problems of Kirgyz Muslims residing in Russia, the Ahlul Bayt News Agency reports.

The office has opened branches in Moscow and Kazan, as well.