Head of Hamas political bureau Ismail Haniyeh held a phone conversation with Al-Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Tayeb on Monday.
During the call، Haniyeh congratulated Al-Tayeb and Al-Azhar on the holy Ramadan.
Haniyeh expressed his deep thanks and appreciation to Al-Azhar's role represented in sending aids to Gaza. He praised Al-Azhar's position on the issue of Jerusalem and the Palestinian situation in general.
He pointed out to the international conference held by Al-Azhar two months ago about Jerusalem. According to the Palestinian agency "Shehab" he considered that this reflects the position and the historical role of Al-Azhar in supporting the Palestinian case.
Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb congratulated the Palestinian people on the holy Ramadan, highlighting Al-Azhar's firm position in supporting the Palestinian people rights and the issue of Jerusalem.
Al-Tayeb pointed out that Al-Azhar decided to adopt a full course on Jerusalem in all Azhar institutes. He added that a new convoy of aid will be sent by Al-Azhar to Gaza soon.