Retired Tajik pilot of Russian army has adopted 8 orphans of 7 nationalities.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, quoting pressa.tj, Sami’ Jan Abdulloev, who has served in the Russian Air Force for many years, is now raising eight children of 7 nationalities with his wife and says that he does this good deed only for the sake of God.
“I lost my parents in Tajikistan and grew up in an orphanage, and I understand the suffering of orphans,” he said, referring to his childhood.
He added: “I intended to take care of the orphans with the consent of my wife after retirement, and I am happy to live up to my commitment.”
The house of the retired Tajik pilot is said to have caught fire near the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, and Igor Altushkin, the owner of a local house, has donated a new house to his family.