Mokhtar Gomaa

Egypt's Awqaf minister arrives in Geneva for global summit on countering terrorism

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 12:18 GMT

The minister was received at the airport by Egyptian Ambassador in Vienna Mohamed el Molla, consul-general Bassem Taha, and a number of UN officials.

Awqaf min. asserts necessity of int'l cooperation to face terror, extremist thinking

Tue, 24 Sep 2019 - 12:21 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa asserted the importance of international cooperation in the face of terror and extremist thinking.

Mufti urges Egyptians' unity in face of terrorists

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 08:05 GMT

Grand Mufti Shawqy Allam urged all Egyptians to close ranks in the face of terrorist groups which seek to destabilize the country.

Sisi sets an example in religious tolerance to work: Endowment Min.

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 07:42 GMT

Sisi’s inauguration of the mosque and cathedral on the same day shows that Egypt treats all citizens equally and does not favour its majority or minority.

Grand Mufti: Egypt to launch 1st Global Fatwa Index

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 09:24 GMT

Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam launched on Thursday, Oct. 18 the first Global Fatwa Index which shows the status of fatwa in each geographical region.

4th int'l conf. on fatwa renewal starts with participation of 73 countries

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 09:20 GMT

The activities of the 4th international conference organized by the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide on fatwa renewal was inaugurated on Tuesday.

Awqaf Ministry launches 'Egypt without Addiction' initiative

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 - 02:54 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa launched on Saturday “Egypt without Addiction” initiative, asserting that any drug that dulls the senses and befogs the mind is prohibited in Islam.

Army organizes ceremony to honor families of police, army martyrs

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 02:34 GMT

Upon directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, the Armed Forces on Sunday organized a ceremony to honor the families of martyrs of police and army personnel

Islamic Awqaf ministers meet in Mecca on countering extremism

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 10:49 GMT

Fighting radicalization and extremism prevailing in Islamic countries will expectedly top the agenda of the meeting.

There is an urgent need to renew religious speech: Gomaa

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 09:49 GMT

Egyptian Minister of religious endowments, Mokhtar Gomaa, said that there is no any religious text that forbids faith in political or religious diversity

Awqaf min. calls for decisively confronting drug addiction

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 12:17 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa called for decisively confronting drug addiction that poses a grave danger to youth and the whole society.

Protection of churches is legitimate duty: Endowments Min.

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 - 01:52 GMT

Mokhtar Gomaa said those who died in the defense of a church are martyrs.

Awqaf minister reviews ministry’s efforts in Human Rights issue

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 02:24 GMT

Minister of Endowments Mokhtar Gomaa reviewed the ministry efforts in the Human rights file during the Human Rights Committee meeting in Parliament.

Restoration of rare Uthman ibn Affan copy of Quran finished

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 - 06:34 GMT

The restoration of Uthman ibn Affan’s rare copy of the Holy Quran has been finished sources at the Ministry of Culture told Egypt Today on Tuesday.