Al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars Secretary-General extends congratulations to the Muslim Council of Elders on its 10th anniversary

Al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars Secretary-General commends the efforts of the Muslim Council of Elders since its establishment

Al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars Secretary-General: The Muslim Council of Elders has witnessed a significant journey of achievements under the leadership of Al-Azhar’s Grand Imam

Dr. Abbas Shuman, the Secretary-General of Al-Azhar Council of Senior Scholars and former Al-Azhar Deputy Head, congratulated the Muslim Council of Elders, led by His Eminence Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and the President of the Muslim Council of Elders, on its tenth anniversary.

He commended the Council's efforts and initiatives over its first decade, affirming that these endeavors reflect the sincerity and dedication of its members and those carrying out the Council's projects. He noted that the Council includes a selection of the best scholars and thinkers of the Islamic nation from various parts of the world. He expressed his great appreciation for the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed for the Council's endeavors and activities, as well as the unlimited support provided by the United Arab Emirates for the Council's initiatives and its message, particularly in promoting human fraternity, societal peace, and the consolidation of Islamic unity.

Dr. Abbas Shuman also expressed his appreciation for the significant role played by His Excellency Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam, the Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Elders. He highlighted that the establishment of this Council represents a fundamental pillar in enhancing communication and dialogue among the scholars of the nation and their engagement with the reality of the Arab, Islamic, and global society. He emphasized the importance of the efforts made to achieve the noble goals upon which the Council was founded.

The Muslim Council of Elders is an independent international body established in Abu Dhabi on the 21st of Ramadan 1435 AH (July 19, 2014). Aiming to promote peace in Muslim societies, the Council brings together a group of scholars, experts, and leaders known for their wisdom, justice, independence, and moderation. The Council seeks to contribute to peacebuilding in Muslim communities, alleviate the turmoil and wars that have affected some Muslim societies, and prevent factors of conflict, division, and fragmentation within the Muslim nation.



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