Negm stressed the importance of Allam's visit for building bridges of peace and discussing intellectual, religious and cultural issues.
Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam has lauded deep and strong ties between Egypt and Jordan in different domains.
Allam said policemen shoulder the responsibility of protecting the homeland in the face of terrorist and extremist groups that seek to spread destruction and chaos everywhere.
Allam thanked those who contributed to this important achievement, especially the Armed Forces and police.
Allam offered condolences to the bereaved families of the victims and wished the wounded a speedy recovery.
Secretary General of the MWL Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Issa said that these practices are violent and provoke Muslims around the world.
This decision comes after the Al-Azhar's Council for Senior Scholars requested the extension as Allam has not yet reached the retirement age.
The upcoming hours will witness the decide regarding the fate of the Mufti position in Egypt as Allam’s second mandate ends on March 3.
Allam stressed that the Muslims' celebration of the New Year is permissible and not forbidden.
The assailants tied up the agricultural workers and slit their throats in the village of Koshobe.
The grand mufti noted that Egypt has gone through many difficult times and was able to overcome all hardships.
Allam stressed, in a statement on Saturday, that such crime is totally rejected by Islam, and could never be justified.
On that day the Egyptian people foiled a conspiracy against the homeland and its national security that was plotted by the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood group, he said.
Advisor to the Egyptian mufti Dr Ibrhaim Negm headed for the US Monday to participate in week-long activities meant to shed light on Islam.
Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam said that Islam is a religion of tolerance and mercy, adding that it calls for coexistence and dialogue with "the other."
The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday unanimously sentenced to death Adel Khalaf, who is involved in the case known as the terrorist "Warraq Cell".
Egypt strongly condemned the Afghanistan bombing that targeted a mosque during the Friday congregational prayer, killing 62 worshipers.
While facing terrorism, the country is moving towards achieving comprehensive development and societal security, Allam said at a seminar at Menouifia University.
Allam asserted that Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, is exerting great efforts in coordination with the bodies concerned to ease the measures for the pilgrims' entry into the hajj holy sites.
The participation in the democratic entitlements is a national duty for all Egyptians, Allam said.