Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has received Grand Mufti of Egypt Dr. Shawki Ibrahim Abdel-Karim Allam at PRIME Minister’s Office.
During the meeting Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Pakistan and Egypt witnessed similar challenges including the issue of terrorism.
The Prime Minister said that the visit of Grand Mufti and his endorsement of fatwa against terrorism, pronounced by over eighteen hundred Pakistani Ulemas of all sects, would further complement efforts to fight war against extremist mindset.
Welcoming the Grand Mufti of Egypt to Pakistan, the Prime Minister further said that his visit would provide momentum to the efforts aimed at further strengthening of Pakistan-Egypt Bilateral relations and expanding mutual cooperation in all areas of mutual interest.
Minister for Religious affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousaf and Inter-Faith Harmony, Pir Muhammad Amin-ul-Hasnat Shah, Minister of State for Religious Affairs Ahmed Mohammad Fadel Yacouba, Ambassador of Egypt were present during the meeting.