“Sheikh next to a priest” .. Celebrations of the anniversary of the founding of Al-Azhar pervade the governorates
Today, Wednesday, the governorates of the Republic witnessed major celebrations marking the anniversary of the founding of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, and the commemoration of the 1083th anniversary of the first Friday prayer in Rehab, which falls on the seventh of the blessed month of Ramadan.
A place in the hearts of all Egyptians and the Arab and Islamic world
In the Kafr El-Sheikh governorate, the governor participated in the celebration of the central administration of the Kafr El-Sheikh Al-Azhar region, on the occasion of the anniversary of the founding of Al-Azhar, in the presence of Tamer Saeed, the general secretary of the governorate, Abdel Ghaffar El-Deeb, the assistant secretary, and the Archbishop Boutros Boutros Bastarous, the deputy of the Diocese of Kafr El-Sheikh and the Monastery of Holiness Demiana, and the delegation of the family house. The Egyptian in Kafr El-Sheikh, the priest Yaubes Asaad, the priest Samuel Youssef, the journalist Zayed Al-Zahed, the head of the media committee at the Egyptian family house in Kafr El-Sheikh, Dr. .
The governor said that Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Mosque has a place in the hearts of all Egyptians and the Arab and Islamic world, as it is the castle of knowledge, the beacon of moderation and moderation, and the lofty beacon of Islam, extending his congratulations to His Eminence, the Grand Imam, Sheikh Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, who does not hide from anyone his efforts in order to preserve the integrity The Islamic religion, and its protection from distortion, praising the role of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, which is the banner of science and faith and the platform of moderation, and a symbol of the tolerance of Islam.
The governor pointed out that the state – under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi – proceeds with unrelenting determination to secure the nation’s march towards progress and development so that the Egyptian people will reap the harbingers of development, prosperity and prosperity, in light of the unity of this country, stressing that Al-Azhar Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in the Arab and Islamic world. Al-Azhar University is affiliated with it, to which students of knowledge come from all over the world, and they receive religious and worldly sciences at the hands of its scholars, so they come out of it as ambassadors who spread the tolerant message of Islam in all parts of the world.
“Sheikh next to a priest” in the celebrations of the anniversary of the founding of Al-Azhar
In Menoufia, the governor delegated Major General Ibrahim Abu Lemon, Secretary General of the governorate, Major General Imad Youssef, to attend the ceremony that was held in the hall of the Faculty of Fundamentals of Religion and Islamic Call in Shebin El-Kom, under the auspices of His Eminence, the Grand Imam, Sheikh of Al-Azhar, and in the presence of His Eminence Sheikh Al-Saeed Al-Sabbagh, Head of the Central Administration of the Menoufia Al-Azhar region. Dr. Khaled Nasr, Dean of the Faculty of Da’wah and Fundamentals of Religion, Dr. Muhammad Abu Zaid, Director of the Da’wah and Religious Media Area, His Eminence Bishop Benjamin, Metropolitan of Menoufia, a number of members of the House of Representatives and Senate, and a group of professors and students of Al-Azhar University.
The Secretary General affirmed his appreciation to the Al-Azhar Foundation as a sheikh and a university, appreciating the pivotal role of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif in the development process led by the state based on its religious and national responsibility, spreading the moderate moderate discourse, and promoting awareness and religious education at various levels.
The Metropolitan of Menoufia, Anba Benjamin, expressed his pride in the extent of close cooperation between the various religious institutions, especially the Al-Azhar Foundation.
Celebrating the 1083th anniversary of the founding of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif
Al-Saeed Al-Sabbagh, Head of the Central Administration of the Menoufia Al-Azhar Region, said, “Today we are about to celebrate the 1083th anniversary of the founding of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif on the seventh of Ramadan,” referring to the pioneering role of the Al-Azhar Al-Sharif Foundation in spreading moderate thought and religious and natural sciences to create a conscious generation, capable of participating in Development and prosperity, as well as performing his lofty mission to uphold the values of Islam around the world through the graduates of Al-Azhar University, as it is one of the most important ancient scientific edifices.
In Minya, the Deputy Governor, Dr. Muhammad Abu Zaid, witnessed the activities of the celebration at the Misr Public Library, in the presence of Dr. Ahmed Taleb, Undersecretary of the Ministry, Head of the Central Administration of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif in Minya, Reverend Daoud Nashed, member of the Egyptian Family House, Dr. Abdel Moneim Fakhry, Vice-Dean of the Al-Azhar Girls College, and Yasser Bakhit, Under-Secretary of the Ministry. Social Solidarity, Major General Hani Badawi, Head of the Local Unit of the Minya Center and City, and Dr. Manal Abu Samra, Rapporteur of the National Council for Women in Minya.
The deputy governor pointed out that the Egyptian state – under the leadership of President El-Sisi – is proceeding with unrelenting determination to secure the nation’s march towards progress and development so that the Egyptian people will reap the harbingers of development, prosperity and prosperity, in light of the unity of this country, stressing that the real battle that we must face now is a battle. development” in all sectors, and this requires concerted efforts, opening horizons for investment, attracting investors and businessmen, creating real job opportunities for young people, and exploiting what God has bestowed upon us – the Almighty – of natural wealth, which contributes to the establishment of large development projects, as there is no way to achieve a decent life for every citizen except for comprehensive development.
Spreading the culture of world peace among different religions
The Undersecretary said that Al-Azhar Al-Sharif is the major Islamic body that carried the secretariat of calling to God with insight throughout the world and spread the culture of world peace among different religions since its inception. .
In Gharbia, the governor, Dr. Tariq Rahmi, witnessed the celebration of the Al-Azhar region, from within the Faculty of Qur’an Sciences at Al-Azhar University, Tanta branch, in the presence of Dr. Ahmed Atta, Deputy Governor, and Brigadier General Muhammad Qabil, Director of the Tanta Region, Dr. Abdel Fattah Khader, Dean of the Faculty of Qur’an Sciences, Sheikh Abdul Latif Talha. Head of the Al-Azhar region in Gharbia, Sheikh Muhammad Owais, director of the Western preaching region, Rev. Cyril Samir, priest of the Marmina Church, Rev. Nashat Watson, representative of the Evangelical Church, and a group of executive and popular leaders in the province.
The governor noted the great role played by Al-Azhar Al-Sharif in building a person, as the role of that ancient institution was not limited to graduating distinguished scholars throughout history to teach the sciences of religion and Sharia only, but also in all sciences such as medicine, engineering and others, as it is a university and a university that enlightens all Muslims on the path of moderation, not Not only in Egypt but in the Middle East, Africa and the world.
The governor added that Al-Azhar has a tangible role in the province – during the past years – and the credit is due – after God Almighty – to His Eminence Sheikh Al-Tayyib, who responds to our prayers in the affirmative, and I especially mention his support for us in the development of Al-Azhar institutes located within the scope of the projects of the Presidential Initiative. And appreciation.
Abdul Latif Talha said that there are heads of some Islamic countries who received their education at Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, including the former Algerian President Houari Boumediene, Muhammad Fouad Masum, the former president of Iraq and others, concluding his speech that Al-Azhar Al-Sharif has immortal positions and its imams have bright lines in history, as they are truly men who have believed what they promised God. .
Spreading the teachings of the true religion
In Dakahlia, the governor, Dr. Ayman Mukhtar, witnessed today the celebration in the conference hall of the governorate’s general office, which was organized by the Al-Azhar institutes sector, in the presence of Dr. Haitham Al-Sheikh, deputy governor, Major General Ayman Al-Sharif, the general secretary of the governorate, Dr. Muhammad Rashwan, head of the Al-Azhar institutes sector, and His Eminence Anba Salib, the bishop of Mit Ghamr and its dependencies, and the deputy. The Papal Bull of the Diocese of Mansoura, and a number of members of the House of Representatives and Senate, members of the executive body in the governorate, deputy ministers, directors of service directorates, heads of companies, and representatives of Al-Azhar University.
The governor pointed out that Al-Azhar Al-Sharif is part of the Islamic and Arab civilization throughout history since the dawn of Islam and one of its pillars. Al-Azhar has become a symbol of Islam, patriotism and Arabism.
The governor affirmed that Al-Azhar and the Church throughout history have set the most wonderful examples of love, brotherhood, patriotism, and confronting the enemies of this country who lurk in it to undermine its status and unity, as history is the best witness to that.
Raising children and Islamic preaching
In Damietta, the celebration was held in the presence of Major General Muhammad Hammam, Secretary General of the Governorate, Wassim Al-Mutwali, Head of the Central Administration of Damietta Al-Azhar Region, Representative Ahmed Al-Balshi, Member of the Senate, Dr. Muhammad Al-Labban, Dean of the Faculty of Islamic Studies, and a group of executive, religious and popular leaders in the governorate, under the auspices of Dr. Manal Awad, Governor. Damietta and His Eminence Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar.
The Secretary General of the governorate noted the great role of Al-Azhar, especially its national role, stressing that the role of Al-Azhar is pervasive in all parts of society.
He referred to the strong role of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif in raising children and the Islamic call and its ability to develop education and keep pace with the development of society. The great scholar and his preservation of moderation and moderation, and that is why he reached the world, explaining that his role is not limited to Egypt only, especially during the era of His Eminence, the Great Imam, Professor Dr. the world.
The Dean of the Faculty of Islamic Studies – during his speech – referred to the great role of Al-Azhar University, whose original mission was to promote the origins of the Arabic language and Sharia sciences, and after that it was developed into an unparalleled university that includes all sciences.
In Assiut, Governor Essam Saad witnessed the celebration of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, which was organized by the Assiut Al-Azhar region at the Faculty of Arabic Language at Al-Azhar University, Assiut branch, in the presence of Dr. The year of preaching and religious media in Assiut, Dr. Saber El-Sayed Mahmoud, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Arabic Language at Al-Azhar University branch in Assiut, His Eminence Sheikh Sayed Abdel Aziz, Secretary-General of the Egyptian Family House in Assiut, Rev. Amos Basta, representative of the family house, Anba communes with the Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of Assiut, and a group of deans and professors of colleges at the university And some imams of Al-Azhar, preachers of Al-Azhar, and students of the university.
The governor extended a greeting of thanks and appreciation to His Eminence, the Grand Imam, Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyib, Sheikh of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, and all the men and leaders of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and all its employees for their role in spreading the tolerant moderate message of Islam, praising the role of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and its institutions in enlightenment throughout the ages, spreading Islam’s moderation and tolerance, and providing all kinds of scientific and cultural support for By caring for expatriates, providing the necessary religious publications, sending missions, translating the meanings of the Qur’an read and heard on the radio, in addition to establishing religious institutes and supporting cultural centers around the world, preserving, studying and publishing Islamic heritage.
The governor pointed to the strength of relations between the governorate with its executive bodies and Al-Azhar Al-Sharif with all its institutions and joint cooperation in all fields, especially in supporting development projects and presidential initiatives that have been – and are being implemented in the governorate, including the presidential initiative “A Decent Life” and the national project for the development of the Egyptian countryside.