President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met Wednesday with Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa.
The Ministry of Endowments announced in a press release Sunday that it would inaugurate Friday 46 new mosques.
Candidates will sit for tests and interviews within the selection process as indicated by Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa in press statements Monday.
Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa has spoken against building of places of worship on illegally-seized lands.
The Cabinet submitted to the House of Representatives a draft bill on the establishment of the Endowments Fund.
The statement was made on Sunday, and retracted by the Ministry of Endowments on the same day.
Court of Cassation upheld death penalties against 20 defendants and life sentences against 80 defendants over charges of breaking into Kerdasa Prison.
The draft law was submitted by the government to regulate the powers of the Egyptian Endowments Authority.
President Sisi stressed the value of public lands and the need to having them protected for their significant contribution in boosting the national economy.
The protection of churches is “a legitimate and national duty”, and those who died in defense of the church are martyrs, Minister Mokhtar Gomaa stated.
On Saturday, Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar inaugurates the first training camp for scholars and preachers in Hurgada.
Ministry of Religious Endowments pulls out its stops to ensure the correct performance of religious ceremonies during the holy month of Ramadan.