Rustam Minnikhanov meets the Head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov and the Mufti of the republic Emirali Ablayev

04.08.2022

On 4 August at their meeting in the Crimea, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, the Head of the region Sergey Aksenov and the Mufti of the republic Emirali Ablayev discussed issues of construction of a Cathedral Mosque in Simferopol, which will house 2 500 people.

Tatarstan President visited the construction site and got acquainted with landscaping and exterior finish of the Mosque which is planned to be commissioned in 2023.The Mufti office will be located next to the mosque.

The Mufti informed Rustam Minnikhanov that there are about 400 thousand people confessing Islam, who are mostly Crimean Tatars, in the region, 262 working mosques and praying houses and 2 madrasas. He also said that 4 historical cult facilities were handed over to the Spiritual Board.


Tatarstan President's Press Office.