The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov said that the Muslim community of the Peninsula makes a worthy contribution to the development of the region and the harmonization of interethnic and interfaith relations.
"the Muslim community of Crimea makes a worthy contribution to the development of our region, harmonization of interethnic and interfaith relations, is strongly opposed to acts of religious intolerance and extremism", – said in greeting to speak on the occasion of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, which is declared in the Republic a public holiday and a day off.
According to him, the fruitful activity of the Crimean muftiat contributes to strengthening social cohesion, the implementation of important projects in the field of spiritual education and charity.
Eid al-Fitr, or Eid-al-Fitr – Islamic holiday celebrated in honor of the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, during which Muslims do not eat or drink from dawn until sunset. This year the day of the beginning of the celebration of Eid al-Adha according to the lunar calendar identified on may 24.