Azerbaijani citizens to pay for Hajj pilgrimage in installments
The process of payment for Hajj pilgrimage has been facilitated for Azerbaijani citizens this year. The Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) has told APA that pilgrims will be able to make the payment in installments.
14:28 09 March
CMO specifies conditions for Hajj refund
The Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) has specified conditions pilgrims’ request for a refund for this year.
14:34 21 February
Timeframe fixed for Hajj pilgrimage from Azerbaijan
The Hajj pilgrimage from Azerbaijan is scheduled to start on August 14, 15 and 16 and end on September 1, 2 and 3 respectively, the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) told APA.
12:14 21 February
Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations granted new powers
Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations has been granted new powers in accordance with the decree signed by President Ilham Aliyev on 15 February 2018 to make amendments to the Regulations on the committee.
16:23 16 February
Pilgrims from Azerbaijan banned from leaving Mecca during Hajj
Pilgrims from Azerbaijan are banned from leaving Mecca during 2018 Hajj pilgrimage, according to the contract signed with pilgrims.
12:03 16 February
Hajj quota for Azerbaijan increased up to 2,000
The agreement on the Hajj pilgrimage from Azerbaijan between the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) and the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was renewed this year.
14:29 15 February
CMO to compensate families of deceased Hajj pilgrims
The Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) will pay compensation to the family of pilgrims who died during the Hajj pilgrimage, as well as to those who had health problems.
15:55 14 February
CMO chairman gives instruction to akhunds and imams
Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade has given an instruction to akhunds and imams to call for voting for Ilham Aliyev’s candidacy in the presidential election during Friday sermons in all mosques this week, APA reported.
13:27 14 February
Heads of religious confessions in Azerbaijan issue statement on upcoming presidential election
Heads of religious confessions in Azerbaijan have issued a statement in respect of the upcoming presidential election in the country.
12:41 14 February
CMO chairman: It’d displease Allah to be dissatisfied with conditions created for believers in Azerbaijan
A lot has been achieved in the area of religion since Ilham Aliyev came to power, Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) Haji Allahshukur Pashazade said during a meeting at the CMO on Wednesday, APA reported.
11:47 14 February
Azerbaijani FM meets with delegation of Holy See
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the delegation headed by Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States within the Holy See's Secretariat of State.
14:18 12 February
Hajj quota for Azerbaijani pilgrims sharply reduces
A quota of 600 pilgrims from Azerbaijan has been set for 2018 Hajj pilgrimage, the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) told APA.
11:39 12 February
CMO chairman to visit Turkey
Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade visit the Turkish city of Istanbul on Jan. 26, the CMO’s press service told APA.
12:55 25 January
Mubariz Gurbanli: Rules regulating cemeteries and funerals ready
"There will not be a draft decision on cemeteries in Azerbaijan. In this respect, the Cabinet of Ministers will approve the rules governing burials and funerals. The rules are ready to be approved,” Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli told APA.
12:35 24 January
President Ilham Aliyev allocates AZN 4M to Caucasian Muslims Office
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on providing financial support for a number of events to be held by the Caucasian Muslims Office.
18:33 19 January
Azerbaijani State Committee chairman stresses need for intra-Islamic dialogue
There is a need for dialogue, cooperation, in particular, for intra-Islamic dialogue in the world, said Mubariz Gurbanli, Chairman of the State Committee of Azerbaijan for Work with Religious Organizations.
12:00 27 December
Religious figures to receive salary in Azerbaijan
From February 2018 on, all official religious figures will receive salary in Azerbaijan through the Moral Values Promotion Fund, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, announced Monday, APA reported.
11:41 18 December
Caucasian Muslims Office issues statement on al-Quds
The Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) has released a statement on the issue of al-Quds (Jerusalem).
14:00 12 December
State Committee: Some forces in Azerbaijan seek to add political elements into Ashura commemorations
There are some forces in Azerbaijan who seek to bring political elements into Ashura commemorations in the country, said Gunduz Ismayilov, deputy chairman of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations.
16:25 27 November
Azerbaijan, Russia organize int’l conference on interfaith dialogue - UPDATED
An international conference on the theme “Russia-Azerbaijan: Interfaith Dialogue and Islamic Solidarity for Peace, Security and Cooperation” was held in St. Petersburg on Thursday.
16:00 23 November