Islam Is a Religion of Tolerance – Azhar Imam

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el-Tayyeb stressed that Islam is a religion of tolerance, noting that killings and destruction by some terrorist groups have nothing to do with Islamic principles.

Tayyeb’s remarks came during a meeting with Ambassador of Cyprus in Cairo Sotos Liassides on Wednesday 26112014.

The meeting touched on bilateral cooperation and the planned Cairo-hosted conference on combating terrorism on December 2-3.

The ambassador asserted that his country seeks to bolster cultural and scientific cooperation with Al-Azhar.

MENA

Source : Egypt State Information Service