The Grand Imam of Al-Akbar Sheikhul Azhar, Cairo, Egypt begins his 4-day visit to the country in a bid to strengthen relations between the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Al Azhar University especially in the field of Islamic Education. His Excellency Professor Doctor Sheikh Ahmed Muhammad El-Tayeb and delegation, who are on a visit to ASEAN countries, arrived in the country yesterday afternoon. Welcoming the arrival of His Excellency and delegation was Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs.

Also present were Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yusof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Awang Roslan bin Haji Taja'ah, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. During his time in the country, His Excellency will also hold a Special Talk titled "Cabaran Umat Islam Dalam Menghadapi Ancaman Pengganas" which will be open to the public this Monday at the Plenary Hall of the International Convention Centre in Berakas at 3 in the afternoon.

Source: Radio Television Brunei