Grand Mufti Shawky Allam - Courtesy of Dar al-Ifta official website
CAIRO - 22 February 2019: Mufti of the Republic Shawky Allam confirmed that fighting extremism and terrorism is a social responsibility, in which all citizens complement with each other to form a strong shield against terror groups.
In a statement on Friday, the Mufti highlighted the role that should be played by the cultural and educational institutions in promoting the societal responsibility.
The Mufti described cooperation among all State's institutions and citizens in countering extremist ideology as a national and religious duty.
Darul Iftaa has worked on dismantling the extremist thoughts via cyberspace and social media platforms, Allam said, adding that more than 7.5 million followers are following up the official pages of Darul Iftaa.
Among its efforts, Darul Iftaa has also released several videos and cartoon episodes, in addition to holding periodical seminars with the youth nationwide in cooperation with the Youth Ministry, Allam added.