President El-Sisi attends Laylatul Qadr Celebration
Tuesday، 18 April 2023 - 11:57 AM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attended on Tuesday 18/04/2023 at the Al Manara International Conference Center in New Cairo to attend a ceremony organized by the Ministry of Awqaf on the occasion of Lailatul Qadr, at Al Manara International Conference Center in New Cairo.
The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed El Tayyeb, Egypt’s Mufti Shawki Allam and Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa. It was also attended by Speaker of the House of Representatives Hanafy Ali El-Gebali, besides a number of ministers, governors and ambassadors of Islamic and Arab countries.
Upon arrival at the celebration hall, the president was keen on shaking hands with Dr. Ahmed Omar Hashim, former president of Al Azhar University, member of Al Azhar Council for Senior Scholars and member of Al Azhar Islamic Research.
The celebration started by verses from the Holy Quran, followed by a speech by the minister of Awqaf in which he asserted that the celebration of Lailatul Qadr affirmed the state’s interest in serving the Quran and honoring those memorize it.
The minister of Awqaf pointed out to the 29th international competition on the memorization of the Holy Quran and explaining its meanings, which will be organized by the ministry. Gomaa said the president will honor top memorizers of the Quran.
Gomaa said the president will honor top memorizers of the Quran, adding the president was keen on improving the living conditions of preachers.
He said the ministry is keen on training its imams to disseminate the upright teachings of Islam that serve building homelands and support coexistence.
Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed El Tayyeb has called for stemming the bloodshed of Muslims and end fighting among them.
The Grand Imam cited verses from the Holy Quran which prohibit fighting among Muslims.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi honored the winners of the 29th edition of the international Quran competition.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received a copy of the Holy Quran presented by Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El Tayyeb.