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Believers collect over 33 million soms during Ramadan

The total sum of the donations collected by the Muslims during Ramadan amounted to 33,668,886 soms. Spiritual Directorate of the Muslims of Kyrgyzstan reported.

According to the muftiyat, 50 percent of this amount will be transferred to the mosques of the country, 15 percent — to regional kaziyats and hatibiats, 20 percent — to SDMK.

Money is promised to be spent to help people with disabilities, who have been left without care and orphans.

SDMK assured that they would not use donations for religious rituals or needs.

In 2016, the total amount of donations collected during the Muslim post amounted to 32,156,605 soms.

Ramadan in Kyrgyzstan began on May 27 and ended by Orozo Ait on June 25.