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Bakytzhan Sagintayev: Seek God in your own heart

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Today at the Government meeting, during the review of the draft concept of state policy in the religious sphere for 2017-2020, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed to intensify work on spiritual and moral education and prevent the spread of radical religious ideas among the population.

The Head of State at a recent meeting with representatives of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kazakhstan drew particular attention to the manifestation of religious ignorance among the younger generation, Bakytzhan Sagintayev emphasized.

The Prime Minister noted that Kazakhstan is a multi-confessional state and special attention is paid to issues of religious affairs in the country.

The presented concept of state policy in the religious sphere for 2017-2020 should ensure a stable and harmonious development of public consciousness, as well as society as a whole.

In this regard, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Civil Society of the Republic of Kazakhstan together with the regions must intensify work on spiritual and moral education, preventing the spread of radical religious ideas in the society. In addition, it is necessary to carry out proper educational and awareness-raising work in this sphere by common efforts, to promote the strengthening of the accord between faiths.

The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reminded that wisdom says: Seek God in your own heart, you will not find him anywhere else. Therefore, in carrying out this work, the main task of the whole society is to reach out to everyone.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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