In Kazan mosque "Tynychlyk" with participation of the mufti of Tatarstan, chairman of MRB RT Kamil hazrat Samigullin was held a solemn event on the occasion of honoring guests from Turkey - Quran-hafizes - connoisseurs of the full text of the Holy book. The event was also attended by chief of the International department of MRB RT Haidar Kamaletdinov and imam-mukhtasibs from different regions of Tatarstan.
During the entire month of Ramadan 32 Quran-hafizes at the invitation of MRB RT and by agreement with the Ministry of awqaf and islamic affairs of Turkey in different cities and villages of Tatarstan and the Republic of Mari El performed prayers and did Khatm of Quran - read by heart completely the Muslim Holy book.
Mufti of Tatarstan gave each of them a thanking letter on his behalf and the gift on behalf of MRB RT. He thanked each Quran-hafiz and noted their role in promoting the traditions of the Noble Quran reading among the Tatar people.
At a meeting with the leader of Muslims of Tatarstan they thanked him and imam-mukhtasibs for the warm reception he organized in the Republic.
After the solemn ceremony the guests from Turkey participated in iftar-majlis - the breaking fast dinner organized in honor of them and read the joint prayers for the giving by Supreme to people of Tatarstan welfare and prosperity. Tonight Turkish imams went back to their homeland.
Note that the practice of inviting Turkish hafizes to Tatarstan in the holy month of Ramadan is over 20 years.