Photos Library

View All

Sultan: Al Azhar supports tolerance and peaceful coexistence

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, expressed his appreciation for the efforts exerted by the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayeb, to support tolerance, peaceful coexistence and the acceptance of others, highlighting his significant role in instilling the Islamic values of tolerance and dialogue.

During the meeting, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah has also underscored the important role of the World Organisation for Al-Azhar Graduates which constantly works to consolidate the values of Islam and eradicate extremism, lauding their generous invitation to meet with students of Al-Azhar University, who come from 107 different countries around the world.   

This came in a speech delivered by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Saturday afternoon in the main hall of the Sheikh Zayed Center for Teaching Arabic for Non Natives, as part of His Highness’ visit to the headquarters of the World Organisation for Al-Azhar Graduates in the Arab Republic of Egypt.  

During his opening speech, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah has praised the wisdom of the Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, may his soul rest in peace, expressing his appreciation to Al-Azhar curriculum and its Islamic education.   

His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah has further hailed the distinguished efforts of the World Organisation for Al-Azhar Graduates, highlighting its significant role and rich experience.   

During the welcoming reception, held by Al-Azhar University, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah was welcomed by a large number of students, members of the University’s administrative and teaching staff.

During the visit, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah has highlighted the most prominent activities of the World Organisation for Al-Azhar Graduates in the field of countering radical thought, spreading the true religion with its moderate approach, facilitating the sponsoring of different students from around the world.   

He also reviewed the Organisation’s most important publications that support its programs and objectives. He also reviewed a living example of the  teaching methods and methods used by the organisation and the university.