New mufti elected in Abkhazia

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Timur dzyba elected as the new mufti of Abkhazia, reports on Friday the Agency «Apsnypress».

The Sukhumi mosque on Friday held a Congress of Muslims of the country, which was elected the Chairman of the common spiritual administration of Muslims of Abkhazia (EDEMA), his Deputy and the members of the Council.

«Chairman EDEMA was unanimously elected Timur dzyba. His deputies are Abdurrahman (novel) dzhugeliya and alas Nanba. In addition, Saleh (Stanislav) Kvaratskhelia, who held the post of mufti, was appointed as Imam-Khatib (preacher) of the Sukhumi mosque,» — said in the message.

Kvaratskhelia said that during his tenure of mufti, an agreement was reached with authorities to obtain land in Gudauta for the construction of the mosque began regularly to organize events and almsgiving to the needy in the days of Islamic festivals. Was also a major overhaul of a mosque in Sukhumi.

Dzyba said that his arrival will not change the course of the organization, EDEMA will continue to pay particular attention to the organization of the educational process of Muslims in the country.