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Sisi presses for facing extremist ideologies via showing true image of Islam

Wednesday، 01 August 2018 - 11:44 AM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued directives on Tuesday 31/7/2018 to confront extremist and terrorist ideologies through promoting the true moderate image of Islam.

During a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, Sisi said Islam rejects all sorts of extremism and terrorism, while urging peace, security, construction and peaceful co-existence among people.

In this regard, the president called for a better training for imams and preachers. 

Sisi also ordered that a database for mosques as well as the Ministry of Awqaf’s properties be created with the aim of starting a rehabilitation plan, presidential spokesman Bassam Radi said in a statement.

The meeting also discussed the ministry’s strategy to fight extremist thoughts, with the minister of Awqaf revealing that a sum of EGP 300 million has been allocated during the 2018/2019 fiscal year for social, educational, scientific, health and humanitarian project.

MENA


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