President of the Republic of Tatarstan Visits Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and Applauds its Role in Confronting Extremism

  • | Sunday, 14 October, 2018
President of the Republic of Tatarstan Visits Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and Applauds its Role in Confronting Extremism

     On behalf of Prof. Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Saleh Abbas, Acting Deputy of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, received, Sunday14 Oct., His Excellency Mr. Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation, and the accompanying delegation.
     At the outset of the meeting, the Acting Deputy of Al-Azhar welcomed the President of the Republic of Tatarstan and the accompanying delegation,conveying to them the greetings of His Eminence Prof. Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, and his emphasis on the readiness of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif to enhance mutual cooperation in different fields.
     On his part, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan expressed his pleasure to visit Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, confirming that his country is looking forward to enhance relations with the very prestigious Al-Azhar institution; out of their belief in the role of Al-Azhar in confronting extremism and radicalization.
     President Minnikhanov expressed his hope to take advantage of the programs of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif on the preparation and training of Imams and preachers and to scientifically and academically support Bulgar Islamic Academy; a matter which contributes to spreading correct teachings and understandings of the moderate teachings of Islam.

 

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