President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has directed the development of imams to keep pace with contemporary issues and in accordance with the Islamic religion.
President Al-Sisi met on Wednesday with Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa.
The Spokesperson for the Egyptian Presidency, Ahmed Fahmy, stated that the Minister Gomaa presented the latest developments in the rehabilitation and training programs for new imams, which are carried out for the purpose of qualifying them in advocacy, scientific and cultural terms, by a group of senior specialists in the fields of religious sciences and humanities, social and cultural studies.
The meeting also dealt with the executive position of the Ministry of Awqaf’s plan to send imams and Quran reciters to various countries of the world during the holy month of Ramadan, in light of Egypt’s leading role in this field.
President Al-Sisi was also briefed on the efforts of the Ministry of Awqaf to prepare for its international conference, which will focus on discussing the role of modern electronic means in religious discourse, within the framework of the state’s orientation towards digital transformation in various fields.
Gomaa also presented the latest developments in the development of the revenues of the Awqaf Authority, which are growing significantly and continuously, in light of President Al-Sisi’s permanent directives to preserve and invest in the good investment of Awqaf assets, in order to achieve the public interest.