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His Eminence the Grand Imam: We are willing to cooperate with all religious institutions to allow us to gauge the opinions and views of other cultures

Tue-08-Jan 2019

During His Eminence’s meeting with a delegation from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

His Eminence Dr Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders has today received a delegation from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom headed by its commissioner Ms. Nadine Maenza, in the Egyptian Capital Cairo.


During the meeting, His Eminence said, “We are willing to cooperate with all religious institutions to allow us to gauge the opinions and views of other cultures.”


For their part, members of the delegation from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom expressed their appreciation of the Grand Imam’s vision for peace and coexistence between different cultures and religions. They also praised His Eminence’s speech at the opening of the Cathedral of the Nativity in Cairo, as it clarified and addressed false misconceptions of Islam’s outlook on other religions.

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