A delegation from the Muslim Council of Elders headed by the Council’s Secretary-General Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam has visited the Scholars League Association in Iraq to discuss possible joint cooperation.
During the meeting, His Eminence Dr. Hamed Abdelaziz Al Sheikh Hamad, President of the Scholars League Association in Iraq expressed his appreciation of the Muslim Council of Elders under the Chairmanship of His Eminence Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar for its efforts in promoting peace and tolerant Islamic values as well as spreading coexistence and correcting misconceptions by building bridge of acquaintance with other religions and cultures.
For his part, the Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Elders Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam expressed the Council’s pride at Iraq and its historic role in nurturing Islamic scholars. He also praised the Scholars League Association in Iraq for promoting unity and hopes to build further cooperation between the Council and all facets of Iraqi society.
A delegation from the Muslim Council of Elders is currently visiting Iraq with the visit set to include a number of meetings with prominent Sunni and Shia religious leaders and scholars. The visit will feature meetings in Baghdad, Najaf and Erbil and aims to build productive channels of dialogue with all facets of Iraqi society and to heed the call by His Eminence Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Council to promote inter-Islamic dialogue and understanding.