On July 31, at the Kazan Galeevskaya Mosque, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov took part in Eid al-Adha festive prayer performed by Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil Khazrat Samigullin.
The event was held in accordance with the requirements of Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of the Protection of Consumer Rights and Human Welfare in Tatarstan, with the participation of a minimum number of people. When visiting the mosque, the believers put on masks and gloves and observed social distance. TNV TV Channel broadcast live the prayer from the mosque.
Before the start of the traditional sermon, he read out the congratulation on behalf of Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov.
During the sermon, the Mufti of Tatarstan explained the meaning and significance of the holiday Eid al-Adhan and told believers about its history and the deep meaning of the ceremony of offering sacrifices. He also said about the exceptional conditions in which Muslims celebrate the holiday this year. Kamil Khazrat Samigullin emphasized the importance of preserving the native language and traditions.
After the sermon, the festive prayer was held.