Muscat, The Joint Committee between the

Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs and Al Azhar Al Sharif held its

17th meeting today.

The Omani side was chaired by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud al-

Seyabi, Secretary General at the Office of the Sultanate's Grand Mufti

whilst Al Azhari side was headed by Dr. Saleh Abbas Saleh, Deputy of

Al Azhar Al Sharif.

The Committee discussed scientific, educational and training

aspects of concern to the two sides.

The Committee convenes to culminate cooperation between the

religious institution in the Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of

Awqaf and Religious Affairs and the religious institution in the Arab

Republic of Egypt, represented by Al Azhar Al Sharif.

Source: Oman News Agency

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