Wednesday 10 November 2021
Books – Mahmoud Mostafa:
The Grand Imam, Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Sheikh of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, received, on Wednesday at the headquarters of the sheikhdom, Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah, Crown Prince of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
The Grand Imam welcomed the Crown Prince of Jordan to Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, asking to convey his greetings and appreciation to His Majesty King Abdullah II, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
He stressed that Al-Azhar is proud of its strong relationship with Jordan’s leadership and people, and highly appreciates the role of King Abdullah and the Hashemite Kingdom in defending the issues of the Arab and Islamic nations. In the forefront of the Palestinian issue, the issue of Arabs and Muslims first.
The Sheikh of Al-Azhar said that the world today is in dire need of those who carry the banner of peace from among the youth, and that today’s youth were more fortunate than their predecessors who suffered and lived through the bitterness of wars, conflicts and feelings of hatred that have always lived in previous generations, and we do not want the present and future generations to live with them, so today’s youth More in need of protecting themselves, their present and their future than the peoples of previous ages had.
The Sheikh of Al-Azhar added that it is incumbent upon us to unite and cooperate to rehabilitate Arab youth leaders capable of advancing our countries and standing in the face of foreign ideas on our eastern Arab cultures and customs, which aim at distorting our authentic heritage, undermining our youth and our religious sanctities, and invading our societies through the digital world in advanced ways and methods. Modern and easy to control the minds of young people and young people.
He expressed his happiness with the initiatives and efforts undertaken by the Crown Prince, and that His Highness represents a distinguished and promising Arab youth leadership in the service of their country and nation.
For his part, the Jordanian Crown Prince expressed his happiness at meeting His Eminence the Grand Imam, and his aspiration to enhance cooperation with Al-Azhar and his agreement with the view presented by the Sheikh of Al-Azhar on creating Arab youth models capable of facing contemporary challenges, stressing his welcome to cooperate with Al-Azhar in implementing initiatives and projects that would strengthen The role of youth and qualifying them for leadership and participation in Arab decision-making.
The Jordanian Crown Prince conveyed the greetings of King Abdullah II and his invitation to the Grand Imam to visit Jordan, which was welcomed by the Grand Imam, stressing that Jordan is a country dear to his heart and that he looks forward to responding to the invitation in the near future.