Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa held a meeting Tuesday with Palestinian Chief Justice and Presidential advisor for Religious Affairs and Islamic Relations Mahmoud Al Habbash.
Egypt’s Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa slammed Tuesday’s raising of the Israeli flag and the singing of the Israeli anthem at the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque.
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.
Egypt’s Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Goma'a said that Eid prayers will be allowed to be performed in major and university mosques where Friday prayers are currently being held.
Pope Francis sent a message of cooperation to promote the culture of peace to Egyptian Endowments (Awqaf) Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa.
He said next Friday prayers will be held at Sultan Hassan Mosque in the presence of limited number of the ministry staffers and will be aired live.
The Awqaf Ministry on Tuesday decided halting all congregational activities during the fasting month of Ramadan.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa called on world leaders to prepare an international blacklist for pro-terrorism media outlets.
Many officials praised President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's initiative launched on his official Facebook page to support the neediest citizens.
The Awqaf Ministry said that nearly 608 mosques were renovated in 2018.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said the "courageous and clear" speech delivered by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi at the United Nations General Assembly is considered an important action document for international organizations.
Grand Imam Tayyeb arrived in Britain on July 12 to participate in the Youth Forum for Peacemakers.
Minister for Endowments and Religious Affairs urged Egyptians to participate in the 2018 presidential election as part of the “national duty”.
All kinds of religious-based organizations and groups are posing a threat to religions and countries, Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said Monday.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision regarding relocating the U.S. embassy does not change the reality of Jerusalem’s Arabism, the Endowment minister stated.
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb issued a decision that next Friday’s sermon at Al-Azhar Mosque will be on the Arab identity of Jerusalem.
Parliament's human rights committee will summon Minister of Awqaf (religious endowments) Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa in December.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said Friday Egypt, along with its political leadership, firmly stand against terrorism.
Awqaf Minister Mokhtar Gomaa said on Friday Islam is a religion of peace, Prophet Muhammad is the messenger of peace and Islam's greeting is peace.
Awqaf Minister on Wednesday stressed that extremism and terrorism will be certainly uprooted at the anniversary of the Hijrah of the Holy Prophet Mohammad.