The Moscow Cathedral Mosque was visited by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
"President Putin was the first Western leader to say that freedom of speech should not be used to insult the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), it is impossible to hurt the feelings of Muslims of the world by hiding behind freedom of speech. I appreciate it, the Muslim world appreciates it," Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said.

The 24th of February at the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, the General Secretary of the Muslim International Forum, Chairman of the Religious Board of Muslims of the Russian Federation, Mufti Sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin received the state delegation of Pakistan headed by the Prime Minister.

Greeting the guest, Mufti Gaynutdin spoke about the life of modern Russian Muslims, the construction and functioning of mosques, the social life of Russian Muslims and their place in society. The head of the RBM RF expressed gratitude to the Pakistani leader for supporting the position of Russian President Vladimir Putin in his defense of the feelings of believers on the issue of caricatures of religious shrines and the image of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

Imran Khan, in turn, thanked for the warm hospitality and expressed interest in further strengthening ties between the Muslims of the two countries.

Arriving in Moscow the day before, Imran Khan laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin Wall today, and then met with Russian President Vladimir Putin.