Sisi urges "revamping religious speech" ahead of Islamic celebration

Thursday 01-01-2015 02:40 PM
Sisi urges

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi giving a speech on the occasion of the Tenth of Ramadan/Six of October 1973 war - Aswat Masriya


CAIRO, Jan 1 (Aswat Masriya) – Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called for "revamping religious speech in accordance with the tolerant Islamic religion" during a Thursday speech celebrating the birth of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.

Sisi spoke during a celebration organised by Egypt’s ministry of endowments, reported state-run news agency MENA.

The president reportedly stressed the importance of “finding genuine religious speech” which would be consistent with the modern times.

Next Saturday marks the birth anniversary of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, a widely celebrated day by Egyptians.

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