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Egypt's Grand Mufti Receives a Delegation from KAICIID Dialogue Center

Egypt's Grand Mufti Receives a Delegation from KAICIID Dialogue Center

 Wednesday, May 2, 2018

 

His Excellency, Dr. Shawki Allam, the Grand Mufti of Egypt and the President of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, received today a delegation from King Abdullah Bin AbdulAziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID). The delegation headed by the Director General, Dr. Fahad Abul-Nasr, KAICIID Senior Adviser, Mohammed Abu-Nimer and a group of the international fellows program.

During the meeting, the Grand Mufti reviewed Dar al-Ifta’s efforts in confronting radical thought. Dr. Allam stressed that dialogue, coexistence and freedom of faith are the core of all faiths.
Dr. Allam praised the efforts presented by KAICIID center to foster dialogue and cooperation between all faiths and the peace platform launched in last February in Vienna.

On his part, Dr. Fahad Abul-Nasr and the accompanying delegation appreciated the Grand Mufti's efforts and Dar al-Ifta’s pioneering experience in combating extremism and terrorism in Egypt and worldwide.