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Egyptian Embassy in Serbia celebrates Cairo’s contribution to Islamic culture in Belgrade – City Lights – Life & Style

Mufti of Belgrade Sheikh Mustafa Jusufspahic, his wife, Ambassador Amr Aljowaily and his wife

The Egyptian Embassy in Belgrade organized the event on Saturday, which was hosted by the Islamic Community of Serbia.

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In his opening speech, the Egyptian Ambassador to Serbia, Amr Aljowaily, highlighted Egypt’s contribution to the World Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), which hosted its conference General in Cairo in December 2021.

During the conference, ISESCO named Cairo the capital of Islamic culture for 2022.

The ambassador also praised Egypt’s contribution to the Arab Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), which declared Luxor the Arab Culture Capital for 2017.

Aljowaily said the celebration included an exhibition of three collections consisting of 60 photographs donated by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture depicting masterpieces of mosque architecture, Arabic calligraphy and Islamic art, in more documentaries about the Museum of Islamic Art in Old Cairo.

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Sheikh Mustafa Jusufspahic, the Mufti of Belgrade, gave a speech praising Egypt’s leading cultural role in the Arab and Islamic world, and welcoming the opportunity to host this first event of its kind in the Bajrakli Mosque , one of the oldest mosques in Serbia. .

He also confirmed continued cooperation with the embassy, ​​which includes receiving Quran reciters from Egypt during the holy month of Ramadan.

Ambassador Aljowaily also mentioned the ongoing coordination in his speech, referring to the dispatch of Al-Azhar University professors specializing in Arabic language and Islamic jurisprudence, and the extension of university scholarships.

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