Renewal of religious discourse requires openness to all cultures, modern science: minister
Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said on Monday the renewal of religious discourse will not be achieved away from people, noting that imams can renew religious discourse only if they are open to all cultures, the public life and modern science.
Education min. dismisses reports on closing schools
Minister of Education Tarek Shawky on Monday said there are no plans to close schools across the country, pointing out to the preventive measures adopted by the ministry to protect students and teachers as well ensure the completion of the semester and carrying out just assessment.
Culture Min: Arabic language maintains unity of nation
Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayem said the Arabic language is one of the most important factors to maintain identity and unity of the Arab nation.
Egypt's Mufti condemns terror attack on Afghanistan's Quran recitation gathering
Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that target a Quran recitation gathering in central Afghanistan, leaving at least 15 people killed and 20 others injured.