Islamabad (March 21, 2018): Egyptian Grand Mufti Shawki Ibrahim called on President Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad on Wednesday.
In his remarks, the President called upon the religious scholars to play their role to protect the Muslim countries from the foreign cultural invasion.
He said Pakistani religious scholars have issued a fatwa against extremism which is the basic document to fight this menace.
The Egyptian Grand Mufti felicitated the president and the Pakistani nation on Pakistan Day celebrations.It is pertinent to mention here that the Grand Mufti of Egypt Sheikh Shawki Allam arrived Pakistan today on five-day visit. He was welcomed by Minister For Religious Affairs Pir Amin ul Hasnat.
According to details Sheikh Showki will attend the Pakistan conference, National Parade and international religious harmony conference during his visit.
Grand Mufti will also meet with prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, chief minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif and other leaders.
As per schedule he will be the chief guest in a seminar under the Pakistani Ideology Council banner. He will also head the international inter-faith harmony conference. Later he will address Jumm sermon address.
According to sources he will specially participate in Pakistan Parade on Pakistan Day, later he will go to Badshahi mosque and visit Mizar-e-Iqbal.