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14.04.2017 15:43

The future of Muslim television and radio was discussed today at the meeting of the mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Khazrat Samigullin with the general director of PJSC "Tattelecom" Lutfulla Shafigullin. In particular, the sides discussed the possibility of providing a line for cable transmission of Muslim television and radio. The mufti noted that more than a half of the population of the Republic of Tatarstan is made up of Tatars - ethnic Muslims, in Russia live about 30 million Muslims.

"All of them need the reliable information about Islam. It is not enough to conduct preventive and educational work in institutions and mosques. To conduct more effective explanatory activity, it is necessary to involve the mass media and to create our own mass media, where the values ​​of the traditional for Russia Islam will be broadcasted," - the mufti stressed.

Rishat Khamidullin, the adviser to the mufti of RT on information policy and the director of the publishing house "Khuzur", told the participants of the meeting about the plans of the MRB RT for implementation of media projects.

 "Currently, the channel "KHUZUR TV" broadcasts on the Internet," - he noted. "A lot of work is done to create the content. Thanks to an agreement with the leadership of TV companies TNV and GTRK "Tatarstan", to the publishing house "Khuzur" was transferred the archive of all Islamic programs of the last 20 years in Russian and Tatar. After the "break-in" in the Internet format, we plan to go to cable TV in Tatarstan. As for the content of the programs, emphasis will be placed on programs of educational, anti-extremist and patriotic character.

Also, according to him, the TV companies of other regions of Russia expressed their interest in cooperation and implementation of this project. In addition to that, at the meeting was also discussed the presentation of the broadcasting line for the internet radio "Azan".

Lutfulla Shafigullin greeted the beginnings of representatives of the MRB RT, especially he noted the importance of efforts aimed at bringing up the younger generation in the spirit of traditional spiritual and moral values, and promised to give all possible support in implementing this initiative. In the continuation of the conversation the parties also discussed promising directions of work and agreed to sign a bilateral agreement and on organizing joint events in honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great Tatar enlightener Shigabutdin Mardzhani.

Rafis Shagvaleev, the head of the apparatus of the MRB RT; Rustam Khabibullin, the general director of the "Vakf RT", the heads of the structural subdivisions of the PJSC "Tattelecom" also took part in the work meeting.