Garifullin clutch the Far East holds the «busy work» of migrants

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva photolanguage in Bulgaria. Archival photoGarifullin clutch the Far East holds the «busy work» of migrants© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

The spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) in the Far East working closely with representatives of regional power structures in preventing extremism and terrorism; in their field of vision first of all, labor migrants from Central Asian republics, reported RIA Novosti the head of the DUM of the Far East (consisting of tsdum) Ahmad Garifullin.

«The clergy, together with the law enforcement agencies of the Investigative Committee, the Prosecutor’s office, the FSB conducts dense work with the public. Representatives of the Central Asian republics in a very large number annually visit the far East. Is the migrant workers and the problems with them, mostly, for this part,» said Garifullin. However, he noted that serious incidents in the region is «some isolated cases».

«Recently on Sakhalin was the case of the detention of two people. Last year there was a case in Khabarovsk territory – but it’s one or two people a year… there was a case when detained several «far Easterners» immigrants from Central Asia, at the check-out to Syria. But this, again, isolated cases. We dense work in this direction lead,» — said the Agency interlocutor. He added that representatives of terrorist and extremist organizations trying to «work» with the local population «only through social networks».

Garifullin took part in celebrations on the occasion 1128-th anniversary of adoption of Islam by Volga Bulgars, which took place in the ancient city of Bolgar.

In particular, on may 20, President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, Chairman of the Central spiritual administration of Muslims (tsdum), the Supreme mufti of Russia Talgat Tajuddin and other Muslim spiritual leaders took part in the presentation of buildings under construction of the Bulgarian Islamic Academy – the new Muslim spiritual and educational center of Russia. The event was attended by thousands of Muslims from all over the country.

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