19 نوفمبر, 2018 - 11 Rabi' al-Awwal 1440

Egypt's Grand Mufti Honored in Mecca for Distinguished Scholarly Contributions

Egypt's Grand Mufti Honored in Mecca for Distinguished Scholarly Contributions

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

 The Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Mohamed Saleh bin Taher Benten, honored Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, on Wednesday in recognition of his distinguished scholarly contributions to promote sound Islamic teachings and combat extremist ideologies worldwide. Dr. Mohamed dedicated the Grand Mufti a piece of the Ka'baa's black covering cloth during his participation in the 43rd annual forum on Hajj.

 Dr. Allam delivered a speech during his participation in the Hajj forum and reviewed Saudi Arabia's efforts to serve the pilgrims, facilitate Hajj rituals and take good care of the Sacred sites.

The forum is attended by a group of leading scholars, thinkers and public figures from inside and outside Saudi Arabia.