Cairo, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt has awarded "the Medal of Science and Arts of First Class" to Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh for his efforts in the field of renewing the religious discourse and correcting misconceptions about Islam inside and outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as his continuous endeavor to confront extreme ideology.
On behalf of the Egyptian President, Egyptian Prime Minister Dr. Mustafa Madbouly provided the medal to the Minister during the inauguration of Al-Azhar International Conference on "Renewal in Thought and Islamic Sciences".
Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Egyptian President, Government and people for their great efforts in serving Islam and Muslims, spreading peace, moderation, and facing extremism, terrorism and atheism.
It is worth mentioning that Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance led the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's delegation participating in Al-Azhar International Conference on "Renewal in Thought and Islamic Sciences", held on Monday and Tuesday 27-28, January, 2020.
Source: Saudi Press Agency