His Eminence Dr Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders has today hosted the Chief Justice of Palestine, Dr Mahmoud Al-Habash.
During the meeting, His Eminence reiterated Al-Azhar's persistent stance towards the Palestinian cause which it has publicly defended on a regional and international level. The Grand Imam called on all peace-loving nations of the world to find a just solution for the Palestinian issue and to protect Al-Aqsa mosque from repeated attacks.
For his part, the Palestinian Chief Justice informed the Grand Imam of the latest developments in Palestine and particularly in occupied Jerusalem while stressing the importance of having a united Arab position to support the people of Palestine and Jerusalem. He added that the Grand Imam has been a long-standing supporter for the Palestinian cause who has a strong international standing among world leaders.