On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr, The Grand Imam receives Pope Tawadros II

  • | Saturday, 1 June, 2019
On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr, The Grand Imam receives Pope Tawadros II

     His Eminence Prof. Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, received Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of See of St. Mark and a high level delegation from the Church. Pope Tawadros II and the delegation congratulated Al-Tayeb and all Muslims on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr. On his part, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar expressed his happiness of Pope Twadros' visit to congratulate him on such occasion, confirming that "exchanging congratulations in religious occasions between Al-Azhar and the Church reflects the brotherly relations and cohesion among the people of the homeland."
The meeting was attended by Prof. Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, Minister of Religious Endowments; Prof. Shawki Allam, Grand Mufti of Egypt; Sheikh Saleh Abbas, the acting deputy of Al-Azhar; Prof. Mohammad Al-Maharsawi, President of Al-Azhar University; Prof. Nazir Ayyad, the Secretary-General of Al-Azhar Research Academy; Prof. Abdul Hady Al-Qasabi, Grand Sheikh of Sufi Orders as well as a group of Al-Azhar officials.

 

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