8 March 2014

Egypt's Mufti Takes Part in International Forum in UAE

Egypt's Mufti Dr. Shawky Allam takes part in an international forum that the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi will host on March 9 and 10.

The forum titled "Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" is held under the auspices of UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan with the participation of a wide number of Muslim scholars worldwide.

In a statement on 7/3/2014, Allam said that the forum affirms the necessity of promoting the culture of societal peace especially at a time when some Muslim societies are facing divisions and extremist ideas that led to violence in some cases.

"The forum aims at highlighting peace as a sublime humanitarian goal and a basic human right," he said.

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