Egypt, Sudan discuss boosting cooperation in religious field

Egypt, Sudan discuss boosting cooperation in religious field Thu, Dec. 24, 2020
CAIRO - 24 December 2020: Al Azhar undersecretary Mohamed el Deweini discussed Wednesday with Sudanese Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowments Nasr al Din Mufreh and President of Islamic Fiqh Academy in Sudan Abdul-Rahim Ali means of boosting cooperation in both religious and educational fields.

The Egyptian and Sudanese peoples have strong ties and historic bonds, el Deweini said, adding that Al Azhar pays great interest in the Sudanese students in Egypt through earmarking scholarships for them in various domains, according to state news agency, MENA.

For his side, Mufreh expressed his appreciation to Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb for his support to the Sudanese students, pointing out that Sudan was interested in benefitting from Al Azhar approach.

The Sudanese minister also wished more cooperation between his country and Al Azhar to establish a university branch for Al Azhar in Sudan