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Environment min. says Al Azhar greatly concerned with climate change

Sunday، 02 October 2022 - 04:25 PM

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said on Sunday 2/10/2022 that Al Azhar, Egypt’s prestigious religious institution, pays big attention to the issue of climate change. 

Al Ahzar is always up to date with social concerns and modernity, the minister said in a speech at the fifth forum on the role played by civil society to face climate change. 
The speech was delivered by head of the environmental affairs authority Dr Aly Abu Senna on behalf of Fouad. 
Climate change is an existential issue that greatly affects all world countries, Abu Senna noted.
Egypt is taking strides regarding this file, he told the gathering.
The forum comes ahead of an international climate summit, COP27, which will be held in the Egyptian Red Sea resort city of Sharm el Sheikh in November.
The COP27 will tackle a number of important files, atop of which the issues of financing and adaptation, Abu Senna said. 
Al Azhar University is seeking, through today’s forum, to outline new programs to protect the national security of civil society in the face of climate change.


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