Conference on Islam, modernization kicks off in Khartoum with Egyptian Awqaf minister attending
Saturday، 24 October 2020 - 11:35 AM
An international conference on Islam and modernization, organized by the Sudanese Awqaf Ministry, kicked off in Khartoum on Saturday 24/10/2020 with the participation of Egyptian Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa.
The conference started with a recitation of verses of the holy Quran.
Chairman of the conference's organizing committee Zubair Mohamed Ali welcomed the participants and reviewed the major approaches of the conference.
He said the conference is aimed at discussing the issues of renewing the religious discourse and modernization in the intellectual, social and political fields among others.
It also aims to address problems related to extremism and efforts to eradicate the hate speech, he said, adding that Sudan's experience in the field of updating Islamic thought will be highlighted during the event.