Tajuddin: the Muslims of the Russian Federation will assist authorities in the development of social service

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Supreme mufti of Russia Talgat Tadzhuddin. March 21, 2017 Archive photo.Tajuddin: the Muslims of the Russian Federation will assist authorities in the development of social service© RIA Novosti / Alexey Nikolskiye to the photobank

The Russian spiritual Board of Muslims will develop social service and will pay special attention to the training of the local personnel of the Islamic clergy, said RIA Novosti Chairman of the Central spiritual administration of Muslims (tsdum), the Supreme mufti of Russia Talgat Tadzhuddin.

He said that these issues were discussed during his meeting on March 21 in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Then the press Secretary head of state Dmitry Peskov said that the parties discussed «current issues of Muslim Ummah». Any details were reported.

«Basically what were discussing is training, though domestic staff of the Muslim clergy, the development of a program of standardization of Islamic education, and social issues. Social service should be raised, because it is part of the spiritual and moral education, without social service, it can not be,» said Tajuddin.

According to him, representatives of all traditional religions of Russia, including the Muslim organizations now conduct regular activities in prisons, in hospitals and elderly homes and other social institutions. In many regions of the spiritual management tsdum has concluded agreements on social partnership and matters of charity with the administrations of the regions and dioceses of the Russian Orthodox Church.

«Means a lot prevention of vices of society, such as: drug addiction, alcoholism; children should be brought up. This and the clergy should do, the state has plenty of other things – to build roads and factories, the economic recovery and to provide the defense improve… the Situation because of this. And so the pastors not only in word but in deed should participate in social Ministry» — said the mufti.

«The main thing is to strengthen the unity and cohesion of society, that peace and harmony, and when there is peace and harmony, we are a strong nation,» said the Tadzhuddin.

The Chairman of these took part in the celebrations 1128-th anniversary of adoption of Islam by Volga Bulgars, which took place in the ancient city of Bolgar. In particular, in the framework of festive events on may 20 Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and Muslim spiritual leaders attended 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.