The Grand Mufti to the delegation of Dagestan: Islam faces a real crisis due to the spread of extremism in the name of Islam
Dr. Shawki Allam, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, received a delegation of imams from Dagestan led by Sheikh Ahmed Al-Haji Abdulaev, the mufti of Dagestan, to discuss means of religious cooperation between the two countries.
During the meeting, Dr. Allam said that the Islamic world faces a real crisis as a result of the spread of terrorism in the name of Islam which has tarnished the image of Islam and Muslims. He further said that it is our responsibility to demonstrate the tolerant nature of Islam and correct false conceptions.
During the meeting, Dr. Allam explained the task of each department in the institution and expressed Dar Al-Iftaa’s willingness to train students from Dagestan in the skills of fatwa and present scholarly and legal support. Praising Dar Al-Iftaa’s experience, the delegation maintained the necessity of finding the means to transfer such institutional experiences to their country.