The Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Administration (CMB) Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazadeh held a meeting with the members of the Azerbaijani community of Georgia in Tbilisi.
“Report”The local office of Georgia reports that Muslim religious leaders of Georgia, clergy, representatives of the Patriarchate of Georgia also participated in the meeting.
Verses from the Koran were read at the ceremony and prayers were offered to the souls of the martyrs.
Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Georgia, Faig Guliyev, in his speech, presented information about the visit of the CMB chairman to the participants of the event.
He drew attention to the fact that the chairman of the CMB was awarded the Order of “Friendship” by the Georgian Patriarch Ilya II. The diplomat emphasized that the close friendship of religious leaders made special contributions to Azerbaijan-Georgia relations.
In his speech, the chairman of the CMB spoke about the cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia in the religious field, and the friendly relations with Ilya II, which have lasted for more than 40 years. He thanked our compatriots in Georgia for the great financial and moral assistance provided to Azerbaijan during the 44-day Patriotic War.
F. Guliyev noted that 22 people of Georgian origin rose to the height of martyrdom in the Second Karabakh War and prayed for God’s mercy on them.
Sheikhulislam A. Pashazade called on our Georgian compatriots to preserve their nationality, national-moral values, and invited everyone to unity and friendship, regardless of their position.
He noted that President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attaches great importance to relations with Georgia, treats our countrymen with special respect and care.
The ceremony continued with the speeches of other speakers. At the end, the participants of the event were presented with books of the Holy Quran, publications on religious and other topics.