08 April

On the participation in Brunei International Islamic Festival

On 8 April 2019 Brunei International Islamic Festival was launched at the International Conventional Centre in Bandar Seri Begawan. The Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs of Brunei Darussalam Pengiran Bahrom Bahar opened the event.
Within the framework of the Festival the Embassy of Russia presented photo exhibitions “Mosques of Russia” and “Traditions of Islam in Russia”. The display showcased beauty and variety of architectural styles of mosques in different cities of Russia, their interiors, Islamic artefacts. The dialogue between Muslim communities of Russia and Brunei was reflected in the exhibition.
Islam is the second practiced religion in Russia. The Muslim population is estimated at 25 million people, and the number of mosques and prayer houses exceeds 8000.