Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Al-Azhar has voiced readiness to host a gathering of Shiite and Sunni scholars

The gathering between Shiite and Sunni scholars is aimed at having differences between the two sides discussed and settled.

On January 14, Mehr News Agency quoted Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Muhammad Ahmed el-Tayeb as telling Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that Al-Azhar University is ready to organize a conference between Shiite and Sunni scholars. The meeting is meant to have differences between the two sides discussed and resolved.

“Such disagreements have targeted the Islamic Ummah (community). By fanning the flames of division, some regional and international powers try to serve the enemies of Islam,” the senior al-Azhar official said.

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