Plenipotentiary representatives of Azerbaijan’s ruling party for presidential election approved
Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy Chairman and Executive Secretary of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (NAP) Ali Ahmadov and Deputy Executive Secretary of NAP Mubariz Gurbanli have been approved as the party’s plenipotentiary representatives for the upcoming presidential election.
16:50 14 February
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
State Committee: Radical groups prevented from taking roots in Azerbaijan
This year serious steps have been taken in Azerbaijan to promote national-moral values, and significant work has been done within the “Year of Islamic Solidarity”, the chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, Mubariz Gurbanli, told APA.
13:48 27 December
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
State Committee comments on proposal of creating ‘military cemetery’
Chairman of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli said Thursday that the proposal of creating a “military cemetery” in the country may be discussed, APA reported.
14:19 21 December
Work underway to bring remaining Azerbaijani children home from Iraq – State Committee
Work is underway to bring the remaining Azerbaijani children home from Iraq as soon as possible, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the Religious Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, said on Monday, APA reported.
11:48 18 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
Leadership of New Azerbaijan Party pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev
The leadership of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) visited the Alley of Honor on Monday to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the passing of national leader Heydar Aliyev, APA reported.
11:33 11 December
State Committee: Work underway to get Azerbaijani citizens back from Iraq
The relevant authorities in Azerbaijan continue working to get Azerbaijani citizens back from Iraq, Chairman of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli said on Thursday, APA reported.
14:19 30 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
Mubariz Gurbanli: Armenians continue to spread lies
Armenians continue to spread lies, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, said on Thursday, APA reported.
12:39 26 October
Azerbaijan to prohibit installation of luxurious gravestones
The Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan will make a special decision banning the installation of luxurious gravestones in the country’s cemeteries, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, said on Thursday, APA reported.
12:25 26 October
Mubariz Gurbanli: Azerbaijan’s steps against religious extremists – signal to their financial backers
The operation carried out by the State Security Service of Azerbaijan against religious extremists should become a signal to circles that finance them, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, said on Thursday, APA reported.
12:05 26 October
Azerbaijan against KRG referendum: CMO chairman
Azerbaijan, as a country suffering terrorism, is resolutely against the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRC) referendum on independence, said Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade.
14:18 25 September
Ilham Aliyev: Terror attacks committed under guise of Islam are biggest injustice towards Muslims
Today, Muslims across the world face serious problems such as sectarian discrimination, extremism, religious radicalism and terrorism, said a message from Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to the participants of the conference “Turkish-Azerbaijani friendship as an example of Islamic solidarity” which is being held in Istanbul.
12:49 25 September
Ashura commemorations in Azerbaijan will be held in line with fatwa – committee chairman
The tenth day of Muharram – Ashura that marks the death of Imam Hussain will be commemorated in Azerbaijan in line with the fatwa issued by the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, told APA on Friday.
12:25 22 September
Believers propose abolishing post of akhunds in Azerbaijani mosques
A group of believers have proposed the abolishment of the post of akhunds in Azerbaijani mosques, but maintenance of imam institution.
15:47 14 September
Mubariz Gurbanli, Allahshukur Pashazade differ on use of loudspeakers at mosques
Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli has voiced his disapproval of use of excessively loud speakers at mosques.
15:18 14 September
Prayer of unity performed in Baku over anniversary of Turkey coup attempt
On July 15, a prayer of unity was performed in Baku’s Heydar Mosque in connection with last year’s July 15 coup attempt in Turkey which resulted in failure.
13:12 15 July
Heydar Mosque holds event to commemorate victims of July 15 coup attempt in Turkey
An event is being held at Heydar Mosque in Baku to commemorate the victims of the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt in Turkey.
12:38 15 July