Morocco, UAE Ink Executive Program of Cooperation on Islamic Affairs
The program is part of the implementation of a memorandum of understanding between the Moroccan Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs and the General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments.
The MoU, signed in March 2015, provides for cooperation on Islamic affairs, mosques, and business management of religious preachers, endowments and literacy courses in mosques.
The executive program involves the exchange of books, magazines and published research on Islamic studies, the Arab-Islamic heritage, and Fikh, as well as an inventory of manuscripts available in Morocco and the UAE.
According to the document, the UAE will benefit from the experience of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Holy Quran Publishing.
This program provides for developing joint religious programs, reinforcing cooperation in the fight against extremist ideology and in promoting the values of fraternity, solidarity and tolerance upheld by Islam. It also covers cooperation in the field of religious audiovisual production and the sharing of experience in the areas of endowment management and the training of Murshidins and Murshidates (religious guides).
This document was initialed by Moroccan Ambassador to the UAE Mohamed Ait Oual and Mohamed Matar El Kaibi, President of the UAE General Authority of Islamic Affairs & Endowments.