Azerbaijan decided to create an Institute of theology

Baku. 9 Feb. INTERFAX – the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on Friday signed a decree on the establishment of the Institute of theology.

According to the decree, published on the website of the President of the Institute of theology will be subordinated to the state Committee for work with religious organizations. The Institute of theology will be included in the structure of Baku state University.

The main purpose of this Institute is “to train highly qualified personnel in the sphere of religious activities.”

On the instruction of the state Committee for work with religious organizations mandated a two-month deadline to approve the Charter of the Institute. The Cabinet of Ministers within two months to ensure the provision of buildings for the University, as well as to resolve issues related to its financing and technical support.