Ministry of Awqaf

Egypt's Awqaf minister slams building places of worship on state-owned land

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 01:48 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa has spoken against building of places of worship on illegally-seized lands.

Egyptian Awqaf Min. launches initiative to promote Islam's moderate teachings

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 - 09:37 GMT

The Ministry of Awqaf has launched an initiative that intents to promote the moderate teachings of Islam through various media outlets, including the website of the ministry.

Protecting people's lives is major goal in Islamic sharia: minister

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 10:30 GMT

Protecting peoples's lives is one of the major goals in the Islamic sharia, Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said.

Awqaf Ministry cancels auction for iconic ex-PM Nahas building

Sun, 19 Jan 2020 - 09:45 GMT

The ministry is weighing the optimum ways to utilize the iconic building, according a statement issued by the ministry on Sunday.

1K literacy classes to be inaugurated in Sohag in November

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 11:43 GMT

This comes within the framework of the joint cooperation between Sohag Endowments Directorate and Sohag Literacy and Adult Education Authority.

Awqaf Ministry holds int'l conf. on Islamic jurisprudence in mid-September

Sun, 01 Sep 2019 - 02:22 GMT

The event is to discuss main topics connected with 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

No objection to relocating mosques: Min.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 10:10 GMT

The Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) affirmed on Tuesday that there is no objection to relocating a mosque or a shrine to serve the public interest.

Learn about Media Council's regulations for religious, sports, talk shows

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 03:22 GMT

The Supreme Council for Media Regulation set a number of rules to regulate the work of religious, medical, sports and talk shows.

Awqaf Ministry allocates LE 300 M for neediest villages, education support

Wed, 22 May 2019 - 12:29 GMT

Minister of Religious Endowments (Awqaf) Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa announced allocating LE 300 million ($17.71 million) for the neediest villages and the Education Support Fund.

Sisi orders further studies to maximize Waqf assets, investment returns

Sun, 19 May 2019 - 10:28 GMT

Sisi on Saturday ordered further studied to be conducted to maximize Waqf assets and investment returns.

Awqaf ministry launches new Facebook pages in four languages

Mon, 06 May 2019 - 10:02 GMT

The Ministry of Awqaf announced Sunday that it had launched four new pages on Facebook supported by the Pashto, Hausa, Amharic and Somali languages.

Awqaf Min. calls for withdrawing driving licenses of drug abusers

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 11:01 GMT

Gomaa called Wednesday for withdrawing the driving licenses of drug abusers and addicts to preserve the safety of people.

Awqaf min. welcomes Sisi's call to renew humanitarian discourse

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 09:38 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa welcomed a call by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to renew humanitarian discourse.

Exclusive interview Namnam reveals his opinion on terrorism and religious parties

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 05:31 GMT

Namnam reveals his point of view in different issues: terrorism and religious parties.

Islamic cultural centers to be inaugurated to face extremism

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 09:44 GMT

Ministry of Awqaf is working at a steady pace to correct concepts and confront extremism, Chairman of the Values Committee at the Ministry of Awqaf said.

Awqaf, supply ministries coordinating action to implement "Adahi Sukuk" project

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 11:38 GMT

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa and Supply Minister Aly Moselhi have agreed to coordinate action to implement an "Adahi Sukuk" project.

Awqaf minister urges protecting youth against rumor-mongers

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 02:57 GMT

Gomaa has asserted the importance of protecting youth against rumors and those who spread them.

Assar, Gomaa discuss joint cooperation between their ministries

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 - 01:57 GMT

Assar discussed on Tuesday with Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa cooperation between their ministries.

Awqaf Ministry warns of launching unofficial websites for the ministry

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 - 10:14 GMT

The Awqaf Ministry cautioned of launching any websites speaking in the name of the ministry.

28th int'l conf. for Islamic affairs to start Monday

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 - 11:14 GMT

Egypt's Awqaf Minister will inaugurate on behalf of the prime minister on Monday the 28th international conference of the High Council for Islamic Affairs.

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