Mufti Meets Austrian Ambassador

Mufti of the Republic Shawqi Allam met on Wednesday 362015 with Austrian Ambassador to Egypt George Stillfried.

They discussed ways of bolstering cooperation between the two countries in the religious field.

Allam thanked the Austrian parliament for ratifying a law to protect the rights of Muslims in Austria.

“Such a move will boost the culture of coexistence in the Austrian society,” he said, adding that Dar Al-Iftaa (House of giving religious opinions) is ready to provide all kinds of religious support for Austrian preachers.

Stillfried, meanwhile, expressed his country’s willingness to boost cooperation with the Dar Al-Iftaa and Azhar institutions during the coming period.

He also lauded efforts exerted by Dar Al-Iftaa to face extremism and terrorism in the world, and convey the true image of Islam in Europe.

MENA

Source : Egypt State Information Service