صدى البلد البلد سبورت قناة صدى البلد صدى البلد جامعات صدى البلد عقارات
Supervisor Elham AbolFateh
Editor in Chief Mohamed Wadie

Grand Imam Expresses Al-Azhar to Organize a Global Conference on Coexistence in Thailand


Sat 06 Jul 2024 | 09:28 PM
King of Thailand Receives the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar
King of Thailand Receives the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar
Mohamed Mandour

His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand along with Queen Suthida have received Prof. Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders, at the Grand Palace in Bangkok. His Majesty the King of Thailand welcomed the Grand Imam and expressed his happiness with the visit, praising the efforts of Al-Azhar and the Muslim Council of Elders in promoting and enhancing the values of dialogue, peace, tolerance, and human coexistence.

The King of Thailand also emphasized that Al-Azhar is highly respected by the Thai people, who live in harmony and unity. He expressed Thailand's eagerness to strengthen cooperation and relations with Al-Azhar by increasing the number of incoming students and Al-Azhar emissaries, expanding the accreditation of religious institutes that teach the Al-Azhar curriculum, and coordinating between Al-Azhar and Islamic centers in Thailand. He noted that Al-Azhar is not only a reference for Thai Muslims but also a global beacon of enlightened and moderate thought.

His Majesty highlighted the keen interest of all Muslim families in Thailand to send their children to study at Al-Azhar, where its graduates hold significant positions in Thai society. He expressed confidence that this historic visit by the Grand Imam would result in the launch of many inspiring initiatives and projects and that Thai Muslims would benefit from the public meetings to be held by Al-Azhar institutions during the Grand Imam's stay in the country.