Cairo, Feb.9 (SUNA) - Imam of Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb received, Thursday, Minister of Culture, Al-Tayeb Hassan Badawi, currently on a visit here, in the presence of Sudan Ambassador to Egypt, Abdul Mahmud Abdul Halim and the Cultural Attaché, Salah Saeed .
Imam, Al-Tayeb welcomed the minister, in Al-Azhar, affirming the distinguished and historical relations linking the people of the two countries .
He pointed out that Al-Azhar Al-Sherief is keen to provide the full support to Sudan in all fields of Daawa and education.
Meanwhile, Minister of Culture, Tayeb Hassan Badawi has briefed Al-Azhar Sheikh on the election of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) to "Sennar" as Capital of Islamic Culture for the year 2017, and gave him a detailed explanation on the events that the Sudanese government will organize to celebrate the occasion .
The minister invited Al-Azhar to participate in the occasion where, Imam of Al-Azhar affirmed the participatin the important event .