Al-Azhar Grand Imam greets Pope Tawadros II, Copts on Easter

MENA , Thursday 16 Apr 2020

File photo: Pope Tawadros II shaking hands with Azhar's Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb in Cairo's Orthodox Cathedral (Photo:Ahram)

Al-Azhar's Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb has greeted Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese and all Copts on the the occasion of the Holy Week leading to Easter.

El Tayyeb on Thursday made a phone call to the pontiff, in which they prayed for Allah to protect Egypt and save its people and end all plights.

The imam praised the strong close bonds between the nation’s Muslims and Christians who set the perfect example of solidarity, particularly amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus worldwide.

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