Mustafa Hadzhi reelected grand mufti of Bulgaria

Mustafa Hadzhi
Photo: BGNES

Bulgarian Muslims reelected Mustafa Hadzhi grand mufti at a National Muslim conference held in Sofia today. The 976 delegates who had come from all over the country to represent close to 1 million Bulgarian Muslims reelected Hadzhi unanimously. Supreme Muslim Council chairman Vedat Ahmed was also reelected, again unanimously.

The conference was attended by representatives of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms leadership as well as the party’s former leader Lyutvi Mestan, representatives of the Muslim communities in other Balkan countries, of the Bulgarian Christian Orthodox church, ambassadors and politicians. The addresses of the speakers centred on the global terrorist threat and the shadow it casts over Islam.

Related Publications

National Muslim community conference to elect Grand Mufti and Supreme Muslim Council chairman

The Muslim community in Bulgaria is electing a grand mufti, as well as chairman and members of the Supreme Muslim Council at a national conference today. The only nomination for grand mufti to date is that of Mustafa Hadzhi - current grand mufti...

published on 1/24/16 9:34 AM

More from category

President Rumen Radev opens Rozhen Festival of Folklore Art and Stockbreeding

Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev opened the Rhodope Festival of Folklore Art and Stockbreeding "Rozhen-Heritage in the Future 2019". Thousands of people from Bulgaria and abroad arrived today to take part at the Rozhen festival. Bulgaria would be left..

published on 7/19/19 5:43 PM

Bulgarian National Assembly approves extra EUR 1.07 billion for acquisition of new fighter aircraft

The Bulgarian National Assembly has amended the 2019 state budget and increased the budget of the Ministry of Defense with EUR 1.07 billion. The amendment of the state budget aims to provide financing for the purchase of 8 new multi-role fighter jets..

published on 7/19/19 4:28 PM

1.750 cetacean mammals registered in the Black Sea basin

The largest study of cetacean mammals in the Black Sea basin ended in nearly three weeks. The researchers flew over 12,000 kilometers during the study. A total of 1.750 cetacean mammals have been registered in the aquatory of five Black Sea..

published on 7/19/19 3:46 PM