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Azhar Imam heads to Rome for talks with Vatican Pope

Monday، 23 May 2016 - 03:03 PM

Grand Imam of Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmed el Tayyeb left Cairo on Monday 23/5/2016 for Rome to attend a summit with Vatican Pope Francis on efforts to spread eh values of peace and co-existence.

 

Tayyeb is accompanied by a high-ranking delegation. Tayyeb’s visit is the first-ever by an Azhar Imam to the Vatican.

 

The two sides will discuss coordinating efforts between Al Azhar and the Vatican to spread the culture of dialogue and co-existence among peoples and nations.

 

Following the meeting, a session of talks will be held to discuss reactivating a joint committee between Al Azhar and the Vatican.


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