President of Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs of Chad visits IIFA
28 January، 2024

H.E. Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano, Secretary General of the Academy, received H.E. Sheikh Dr. Mohamed Khater Issa, President of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Chairman of the Hajj and Umrah Directory in the Republic of Chad. The meeting took place at the Secretariat General’s headquarters in Jeddah on 16 Rajab 1445, corresponding to 28 January 2024.

Secretary General extended a warm welcome to his guest and accompanying delegation, expressing the Academy’s deep appreciation for the Republic of Chad’s continuous support since its establishment. He then provided an overview of the Academy’s vision, mission, and objectives. During the meeting, he praised the acknowledgment and appreciation bestowed upon the Academy by H.E. Mr. Hussein Ibrahim Taha, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). He also expressed the Academy’s readiness to cooperate with the Council of Islamic Affairs through the signing of a memorandum of cooperation. This cooperation aims to jointly organize conferences and seminars addressing contemporary issues faced by Muslims in Africa, particularly in the Republic of Chad.

H.E. Sheikh Dr. Mohamed Khater Issa conveyed his gratitude for the warm welcome and hospitality, acknowledging the Academy’s significant contributions to Muslims globally. He expressed his desire to establish cooperative relations with the Academy, benefiting from its expertise, resolutions, recommendations, publications, and jointly organizing conferences and seminars in the Republic of Chad.

The meeting was attended by several distinguished individuals, including His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Al-Bashir Ibrahim, Director General of the Arab and African World at the Chadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs; and from the side of the Academy, Dr. Abdulfatah Abnauf, Director of International Cooperation and Mr. Mohamed Al-Idrisi, Director of Media and Communication.

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