Baghdad - INA
The head of the Sunni Endowment Bureau, Dr. Saad Kampash, met the Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
A statement by the Sunni Endowment Board received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) stated that "the president of the court conveyed the greetings and wishes of the Prime Minister and Speaker of Parliament to Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb, and the Iraqi government and people are proud of Al-Azhar with a distinguished history and prestige among Muslims."
The statement indicated that "Kampash handed over to Sheikh Al-Tayeb two written messages from Al- Kadhimi and Al-Halbousi renewing the invitation to his honor to visit Iraq, the cradle of the messages, the source of civilizations, the resting place of the Companions and the honorable family of the House, may God be pleased with them."
The statement pointed out that "the eminence of the Grand Imam expressed his overwhelming happiness for the profound meanings of these two messages and the sincerity of the noble feelings towards Al-Azhar. Welcome to the invitation."