Rector of Moscow Islamic Institute visits AIT
Professor Damir Mukhetdinov, First Deputy Chairman of the Muslim Spiritual Administration of the Russian Federation, Rector of the Moscow Islamic Institute (MII), paid a visit to Azerbaijan Institute of Theology (AIT).
AIT rector, Associate professor Agil Shirinov, welcomed Damir Mukhetdinov and expressed his pleasure to see the guest at the Institute. He provided detailed information about the current activities of the Institute, the teaching process, and the students.
A.Shirinov discussed the projects that can be implemented under the terms of the signed cooperation memorandum and offered suggestions.
Later, professor Damir Mukhetdinov, Rector of the Moscow Islamic Institute and First Deputy Chairman of the Muslim Spiritual Administration of the Russian Federation, provided extensive information about the scientific research at MMI. Within the framework of the cooperation memorandum, he expressed the possibility of student exchange and the implementation of a number of other projects.
Following the meeting, a seminar on "Modern Islamic thought" was scheduled. Damir Mukhetdinov, Rector of the Moscow Islamic Institute and Agil Shirinov, Rector of Azerbaijan Institute of Theology, spoke at the event, which was attended by AIT staff members and students.
The seminar addressed the existence of God, various conceptions of God, the role of various schools of thought in Islamic thought, radicalization, and other issues.