Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb met on Wednesday, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
This meeting came within El-Tayyeb’s current visit to the UAE.
At the outset of the meeting, Al-Azhar Grand Imam expressed pride in the relations with the UAE, which contributed to conveying the true image of Islamic religion and its tolerance via holding joint international conferences, initiatives, and projects that had a great impact in consolidating the highest meanings of human brotherhood, respect, and world peace.
El-Tayyeb congratulated the UAE on the 50th anniversary and the United Nations adoption of UAE National Day as an international day for the future.
On his part, Bin Zayed expressed his appreciation for the role played by Al-Azhar and its Grand Imam in introducing Islam’s moderation and tolerance as well as spreading the values of peace, love, and human brotherhood, praising Al-Azhar’s historical role in serving religious sciences and the Arabic language.