Dr Ahmed Al-Tayeb
The Muslim Council of Elders — under the Chairmanship of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, His Eminence Dr Ahmed Al-Tayeb — has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks targeting a mosque in the city of Peshawar in Pakistan which resulted in the deaths and injuries of scores of civilians.
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In a statement on Wednesday, the Council reiterated its categorical rejection of such terrorist attacks and violence, which contradict the teachings of all religions as well as international laws and norms.
The Muslim Council of Elders called for united international efforts to uproot all forms of violence, extremism, hate and terrorism. It also extended its condolences to the families of the victims while praying for a speedy recovery for the wounded.