In Kazan Muslims and Orthodox Christians will converge at the volleyball match

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Teams teams of Tatarstan Metropolia and the Spiritual administration of Muslims of Tatarstan (DUM RT) will meet on 5 February a volleyball match within the Week of interfaith harmony.

As have informed on Friday of RIA of news in DUMAS RT, the competition in this format become a tradition for Tatarstan and are organised by MRB RT and Tatarstan Metropolitanate for the purpose of preservation and development of friendly relations between representatives of different religions.

«This format allows you to create in the youth of our openness. We seek different kind of cooperation between the theological centers, the proof of this will be the next competition», — told RIA Novosti in DUM RT.

Advisor to the mufti of Tatarstan on Shariah issues Bulat Mubarak during a video bridge Moscow – Kazan – Simferopol at the press center of MIA «Russia today», dedicated to the Week of harmonious interfaith relations, noted that «even though volleyball involves binding of winning of one team, this does not mean that there will be a loser.»

«I wish both teams to show a bright play, may the best man win. Undoubtedly, the losing team in this match will not, and will only be winners, because in this case there is the Olympic principle «the Main thing is not victory, the main thing – participation». I hope that in the future we will arrange a real tournament with teams of other faiths,» RIA news from Mecca mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Samigullin, performing the lesser Hajj at the personal invitation of king of Saudi Arabia.