THE PLACE AND ROLE OF ISLAM IN MODERN SOCIETY
On November 11, 2021, in Bishkek, a forum was held on the topic: "The place and role of Islam in modern society", organized by the PF AVEP, the State Commission for Religious Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Kyrgyzstan.
The forum was attended by the State Secretary of the Kyrgyz Republic Suyunbek Kasmambetov, Vice Speaker of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic Aida Kasymalieva, the leadership of the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Kyrgyzstan, regional and city kazy, the chairman of the Council of Aalymov and its members, as well as representatives of the academic community.
During the event, issues on strengthening the principle of secularism, which is the main principle of interaction between the state and religion, the role of Islam in maintaining peace, the practice of religious education and its directions, problems in society and ways of solving them, were discussed. In turn, PF AVEP presented the results of the M-STAR project.
Also, the participants raised such topics as: "The need for education and the problem of lack of education", "Religion and nature."
As a result of the event, a resolution was adopted on the basis of the important issues raised.
This project was funded by the US Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic. The opinions, conclusions and conclusions, or recommendations expressed herein represent the views of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the US Department of State.