Filw Photo: International Conference for Fatwa in Cairo - Photo by Mohamed Asal, Egypt Today
CAIRO - 16 October 2018: The activities of the 4th international conference organized by the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide on fatwa renewal was inaugurated on Tuesday under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa witnessed the event on behalf of the prime minister.
Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam and Justice Minister Hossam Abdel Rahim attended the inauguration of the event attended by scholars and religious institutions from 73 countries.
Muftis from Palestine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chad and Lebanon participated in the inaugural session of the conference.
The three-day conference is to discuss a number of economic, political and social issues along with the importance of fatwas in contemporary time.
Additional reporting by Ismail Refaat