K. Tokayev invited Russian Mufti to attend opening of Astana Cathedral Mosque

COW. October 27. KAZINFORM. /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Kazakh Senate Chairman Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has invited Chairman of the Russian Mufti Council Ravil Gaynutdin to attend opening of the biggest in Central Asia Cathedral Mosque "Hazret Sultan" in Astana.

K. Tokayev noted that in June 2009 President of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev laid a memorable capsule in the foundation of the mosque.

During the meeting the parties discussed the main aspects of development of bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia. K. Tokayev informed the Russia side of the interethnic relations in Kazakhstan based on mutual understanding.

The Senate Speaker emphasized the important role of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions. He noted that the forum was aimed at demonstrating Kazakhstan's sustainable policy of peace and accord. He also told about the recent sitting of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan.

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