FILE: The ministry also said religion must be preserved through preserving the country
CAIRO – 15 September 2019: The Ministry of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) stressed in a statement during a preparatory meeting for the 30th international conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs that extremist groups are plotting a scheme to destabilize 52 countries around the world.
The statement stressed that extremist groups live off the remains of fallen countries, therefore, these groups targets countries to bring them down first.
The conference, which is being held under the patronage of President Abdul Fatah al-Sisi, brings together ministers of Islamic affairs, muftis, senior representatives of Muslim communities, besides a raft of experts from Arab, Muslim, African, and European countries.
The event aims this edition to discuss main topics related to nation-building from an Islamic perspective, Islam's stand regarding modern and contemporary ruling systems, the negative impact of terrorism and violent extremist ideologies on nations and the pillars of building a viable modern state
The ministry also said religion must be preserved through preserving the country, stressing that such groups have a complete misunderstanding of religion.
Delegations of religious officials from more than 40 countries including the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Sudan, China, USA and Australia arrived at the Cairo International Airport to take part at the conference.
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