A fire that broke out on Saturday in the Cairo headquarters of the Ministry of Religious Endowments (Awqaf Ministry) was caused by an electrical short circuit, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement.
Awqaf Ministry, in cooperation with concerned State institutions, allocated 600 outdoor spaces nationwide to perform Eid al-Fitr prayers that are held after sunrise to mark the religious feast celebrating the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Sisi has always called for exporting moderate Islam to Africa to contribute to counter-terrorism efforts in the continent.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa decided to set up a unit to measure the religious public opinion at the Awqaf Ministry.
"We must all realize that so far, prevention is the only treatment to curb the spread of this pandemic," Gomaa made it clear.
The Egyptian Awqaf Ministry and the Central Muslim Spiritual Board of Russia (CMSB Russia) agreed on boosting joint cooperation in the field of training imams.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa asserted the importance of international cooperation in the face of terror and extremist thinking.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa called on world leaders to prepare an international blacklist for pro-terrorism media outlets.
Gomaa stressed Sunday that the World Youth Forum (WYF) conveys the civilized image of Egypt and reflects its keenness on spreading peace.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa asserted the importance of renewing fatwas to cope with the time and place changes.
The cabinet's media center on Thursday denied media reports about the closure of Al Hussien mosque on the occasion of the Ashura anniversary.
Per President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's regulations, Azhar has been taking several steps towards confronting extremist thoughts, including renewing the religious speech.
Clergymen should call citizens to participate in the 2018 upcoming presidential election and to refrain from using houses of worship for electoral propaganda.
Egypt is one of the most populous countries in the Middle East as the birth rate is constantly increasing.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar condemned a purported terror attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca city