Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud hosts senior Egyptian scholar

KUWAIT, June 21 (KUNA) — Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah has met Dr. Ahmad Hesham, member of the grand scholars authority at Al-Azhar and the former president of Al-Azhar University, on the occasion of his visit to the country.
The Ministry of Information said in a statement on Tuesday that the two sides, during the meeting held late on Monday, discussed the Al-Azhar authority role with respect of promoting moderation of Islam, fighting deviating thoughts and renouncing extremism.
Minister Sheikh Salman affirmed the continuous cooperation between the ministry with Al-Azhar and scholars’ authority for producing audio-visual religious programs.
Separately, the minister met with the Board Chairman and Executive Chairman of the Scientific Center, (Eng.) Mejbel Al-Mutawaa, and board members, where he was apprised about the center future modernization plans.
He also met with the State of Kuwait Ambassador to Jordan, Dr. Hamad Al-Duaij, where he affirmed the ministry’s readiness to cover the diplomatic mission’s activities in Amman. (end) mdm.rk