Imam-khatibs in Tajikistan can work only with permission of the National Security Service

Imam-khatibs in Tajikistan can work only with permission of the National Security Service Usually, Imam-khatibs were selected among important and respected clergymen of the Ummah. Their candidatures were nominated by Imams, mahalla (district) activists, and mosque servants. Today, there are about 3850 mosques in Tajikistan; and every mosque has its own khatibs, Imam-khatibs, and senior khatibs. According to the new…

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