President Ilham Aliyev orders provision of financial aid to religious communities in Azerbaijan

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Baku, June 12, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order to allocate financial aid to religious organizations in Azerbaijan, aiming to encourage and ensure harmony of activities of the religious confessions existing in the country.

Under the Order, AZN 1 million was allocated from the Presidential Contingency Fund to the Caucasus Muslims Office, AZN 250,000 to Baku and Azerbaijan Eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church, AZN 250,000 to Religious Community of Mountain Jews in Baku, AZN 100,000 to Baku Community of European Jews, AZN 100,000 to Roman Catholic Church's Apostolic Prefecture in Azerbaijan, and AZN 100,000 to Albanian Udi Christian Community in Azerbaijan.