Now donations to religious institutions can be made using a plastic card


January 26, Fineko/ In Azerbaijan, religious organizations will receive the money donated to them through a bank card and e-payment systems.

ABC.AZ reports that this is reflected in the draft amendment to Article 18 of the Law on Freedom of Religion.

With the amendment, religious organizations can apply for a voluntary donation and receive these donations in cash or by bank card, mail, e-payment systems, as well as via the Internet.

The current paragraph of Article 18 of the Law on Freedom of Religion is given in the following wording: "Religious organizations can apply and receive voluntary donations."