Al-Azhar Grand Imam El-Tayyeb’s health on the mend

Ahram Online , Wednesday 29 Sep 2021

The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb underwent examinations and physiotherapy sessions on his back in Germany upon the recommendations of Egyptian doctors as his health shows signs of improvement, Al-Azhar said in a statement on Wednesday.

 Ahmed Al Tayyeb
FILE - Al-Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayyeb Reuters

El-Tayyeb was advised to travel to Germany to undergo physiotherapy after suffering lumbar spine problems.

Sheikh El-Tayyeb is expected to head to Rome early next week to participate in the Summit of Religious Leaders for Climate Change entitled ‘Faith and Science; Towards the Twenty-sixth United Nations Climate Change Conference’ taking place on 4 October.

El-Tayyeb will also participate in the religious leaders’ conference on education entitled ‘Towards a Global Compact for Education’ on 5 October, which coincides with World Teachers' Day.

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