Awqaf Minister – We Will Not Allow Using Mosques in Politics

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa stressed that the ministry rejects using mosques in political activities. He said that mosques will not be used to promote ideas of political parties, teams or groups.

During his visit to Suhag on Friday 16052014, Minister Gomaa said that the State will restore its sovereignty soon, adding that the Egyptian people, after two revolutions, became more aware of their national responsibility.

The Minister stressed that the religious institution in Egypt, under the auspices of Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Dr. Ahmad El-Tayyeb, is working in full coordination to establish the values of tolerance and fight extremism.

Source : Egypt State Information Service