Deputy of Al Azhar meets with Ministry of Education Under-Secretary

CAIRO, Dr. Abbas Shuman, Deputy of Al Azhar, said that the cooperation between Al Azhar and the UAE’s academic institutions is part of their efforts to support common academic goals and exchange knowledge.

This came while Dr. Shuman received Sheikha Khulood Saqr Al Qassimi, Assistant Under-Secretary of the Supervision Sector at the Ministry of Education of the UAE, and her accompanying delegation.

Dr. Shuman added that Dr. Ahmed Al Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al Azhar, has prioritised various types of education available at Al Azhar and the development of its teaching curriculum to cope with current developments and teaching various languages to its students, to produce future graduates capable of promoting its moderate message.

The delegation said that Al Azhar’s continuing existence for over a thousand years, despite all its challenges, proves the moderation of its teachings and the strength of its message.

The delegation also praised its intensive activities in various areas, as well as the level of education and students at Al Azhar University and Al Azhar institutes.

Source: Emirates News Agency