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The spiritual administration of Muslims will treat needy people with meat on Eid al-Adha

The spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) of the Russian Federation organizes the charitable distribution of meat to the needy on Eid al-Adha, said in a statement on the website of the DUMAS of the Russian Federation.

"In honor of the holiday Eid al-Adha and given the difficult financial situation of many families in a pandemic, the Spiritual administration of Muslims is organizing a nationwide protest on distribution to the needy of the meat of sacrificial animals – "Eid Karim 2020". Assistance in the form of several pounds of meat will have tens of thousands of families," the statement reads.

So, in dozens of regions of Russia by specialized companies will perform the sacrifice, after which the packages of sacrificial meat will be distributed to needy families. In Moscow and Moscow region for assistance have until August 20 to request by phone 8-495-150-16-70, pickup will be arranged from the Cathedral, the Historical and Memorial mosques, it is noted in the DOOM of the Russian Federation.

"During the campaign will be complied with all sanitary requirements. In particular, in points of self-sacrificial meat, Packed in vacuum bags will be delivered and stored in the refrigerator. Pickup will be organized in such a way to exclude a crowd of people. For elderly and disabled people provide a home delivery", - told in Spiritual authority.

The action "Kurban Kerim 2020" is held with the blessing of the head of the DUM of the Russian Federation mufti Sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin with the support of benefactor Suleiman Kerimov, said in the organization.

Muslims 31 July, celebrate the most important holiday in Islam, Eid al-Adha (Turkic), Eid al-Adha (in Arabic) or sacrifice holiday, which marks the end of Hajj, the pilgrimage to the major shrines of Islam in Saudi Arabia. On Eid al-Adha, Muslims perform the slaughter of the sacrificial animal in memory of the sacrifice which, as it is written in the Scriptures, made at the time of Ibrahim (Abraham). The Lord first instructed to sacrifice his son, and when he was ready to perform what was commanded, instead was given a mandate to sacrifice the animal. Traditionally, the meat of the animal should be divided into parts: one to leave at home and to entertain family and friends, the third is to distribute to the needy.