Azhar Imam, Mauritania amb. discuss boosting bilateral tie
Monday، 12 March 2018 - 03:02 PM
Grand Imam of al Azhar Sheikh Ahmed el Tayyeb discussed in Sunday's meeting with Mauritanian Ambassador to Egypt Weddadi ould Sidi Haiba ways of fostering bilateral ties in different cultural, religious and scientific fields.
During the meeting, el Tayyeb has described Mauritania as a leading scientific hub in the Islamic world, highlighting its key role in preserving the Islamic and Arab heritage.
Also, the Grand Imam asserted the importance of strengthening intellectual and cultural exchange between Al Azhar and various Mauritanian religious institutions.
For his part, Haiba expressed his country’s appreciation of the role played by Al Azhar and its imam in offering scholarships for Mauritanian students.