Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs and Civil Society in Kazakhstan Hnr. Berik Arın visited General Director Adnan Ertem.
It was stated that the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Civil Society of Kazakhstan, which was founded on September 13, 20016,he intends to benefit from Turkey's rich foundation experience and aims to bring the root relations of the two countries to a higher level. It is stated that Kazakhstan's management style and the reason for the establishment of the newly established Ministry, its fields of activity and what it aims for is being transferred and it is desired to utilize our experiences in the light of all these. It was also emphasized that it was desired to establish a foundation to combat religious radicalism and fanaticism and to keep people away from this area. It is stated that this foundation will be an establishment that can be organized in a central structure and that the education of religious men who perform religious services through foundation can be carried out, the donations made to religious institutions can be managed and these institutions can be supported and can work in the field of education.
In this sense, it has been stated that the General Directorate will be able to assist with the establishment of the founding foundation, which will be established in the newly established Ministry, in order to provide economic growth and to increase the quality of its services and to reach wider masses. In this respect, the General Directorate's business associations, especially the banking activities, were mentioned in the press, and the studies conducted to increase the incomes were explained. It is stated that the Foundation to be established will resemble the Religious Foundation of Turkey and it will be appropriate to examine the structure and activities of the Foundation.
It was discussed that establishment of an institution within the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Civil Society in Kazakhstan and that all foundations should be organized and supervised by this institution may be appropriate. It is emphasized that this structure is important in that civil society contributes to the decision making mechanisms of the public officials, as well as the people who have acquired the sympathizers of the civil society.
Hn. Berik Arın stated that the information provided about the activities and structure of the Directorate General is very useful and expressed their gratitude and appreciation from the visit.