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Saudi Crown Prince receives Al Azhar Shaikh

Al Tayeb expresses happiness at visiting the Kingdom

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RIYADH: Saudi Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defence, has received the Grand Shaikh of Al Azhar, Dr Ahmad Al Tayeb, accompanied by members of the Senior Scholars Council of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that during the meeting, the Crown Prince commended Al Azhar’s role and status in the Arab and Muslim worlds. In a press statement, the Grand Shaikh of Al Azhar expressed happiness at visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with his accompanying delegation. He stressed that this visit came at an important time for coordination of a number of issues between the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Al Azhar to serve Islam, Muslims, the Arab world and the Islamic world.