Brahim meets Moroccan minister of Awqaf

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On the second day of his official visit to the Kingdom of Morocco, H.E. Hissein Brahim Taha, the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), met with H.E. Ahmed Toufiq, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Rabat.

During the meeting, the Minister praised the OIC’s role in unifying the Member States’ positions on ways to stand up to the challenges facing the Islamic world and reiterated Morocco’s support for the OIC’s activities and joint Islamic action.

For his part, the Secretary-General valued Morocco’s contributions to promoting the intercultural and interreligious dialogue and consolidating the values of moderation and understanding among peoples. He also praised the Moroccan experience in training Imams, Morchidines, and Morchidates, especially from the African countries.

During the meeting, the two sides exchanged opinions on several issues on the OIC’s agenda.

On the other hand, the Secretary-General paid a visit to the Mohammed VI Institute for the Training of Imams, Morchidines, and Morchidates. He was briefed on its activities and curricula.

As part of his current official visit to the Kingdom of Morocco, H.E. Hissein Brahim Taha, the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), visited the headquarters of Bait Mal Al-Quds Asharif Agency in Rabat. He listened to a presentation by Dr. Muhammad Salem Al-Sharqawi, Director-in-charge, on the Agency’s role and its various programs and activities to preserve the Arab-Islamic identity of Al-Quds City and support the Maqdisites.

The Secretary-General commended the role of the Bait Mal Al-Quds Asharif Agency, Morocco’s continuous support, and the special care accorded to it by His Majesty King Mohammed VI.—PR