The Vice-President of the Religious Affairs Institution in Azerbaijan, Seyavus Heyderov met with Alan Allen, the Official Representative of the International Vineyard Churches on November 12th.
Providing information about religious situation, tolerance and multicultural environment in Azerbaijan, Heyderov said that ethnic and religious tolerance in Azerbaijan is based on historical traditions.
The Vice-President stated that in Azerbaijan they attach great importance to issues such as the creation of interfaith tolerance, the development of co-operation among religious institutions, the equality of religious institutions before the law, the restoration of the religious sanctuaries and the regular allocation of financial aid to religious communities.
During the meeting, Alan Allen expressed his gratitude for the religious tolerance that he witnessed in Azerbaijan. (SAT-7 TÜRK)