Ministery of Awqaf Adopts an Approach that Serves Cultural Security

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 26 April 2022
Ministery of Awqaf Adopts an Approach that Serves Cultural Security

H.E. Ghanem bin Shaheen bin Ghanem Al Ghanem, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, stated that the ministry has taken a moderate approach in order to offer comprehensive cultural security and spiritual stability.

As a result of these efforts, young people in Qatari society have been effectively protected against extremist ideologies.

This was revealed in an exclusive interview with Qatar News Agency (QNA), in which the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs stated that the ministry has a clear reference strategy by focusing on assisting various development areas.

The areas of social protection, population, employees, sustainable development, renewing religious discourse in light of contemporary issues, supporting family cohesion, modernizing Islamic culture programs, and keep getting with the Islamic world and Muslim minorities around the world are among the most important.

He went on to say that this strategy also helps in the field of social protection by judiciously investing endowment disbursement channels and zakat according to their legal channels, as well as working diligently to activate cooperation and strategic partnerships with community institutions.

The message of the ministry, according to the Minister, is confronted with the Islamic religious issue in society, as well as enhancing the role of Islam's message in strengthening human values, lofty moral principles, and ideals, and confirming its long-term impact in promoting the entire community's life.

This is accomplished by promoting Islamic culture through a moderate approach to a civilized goal based on the holy Quran and the Sunnah, as well as bolstering the mosque's role and message in society.

Concerning the ministry's strategy for dealing with Qatar's hosting of the FIFA World Cup in 2022, His Excellency stated that the ministry follows Qatar's objective of promoting peace and understanding through the consolidation of the notion of productive discussion among civilisations.

promoting the Islamic religion's values and principles in order to foster peace and harmony between religions and cultures

On the most significant advancements on Islam Web in its role as a global Islamic window serving millions of Muslims around the world during the last few years,

The Islamic Network website, which is affiliated with the Department of Da'wah and Religious Guidance and was founded under the umbrella of the Endowment Fund for Scientific and Cultural Development, according to the Minister, was able to embody the true meaning of keeping up with the requirements and needs of the modern era, serving as a link between Muslims all over the world.

Considering the most notable successes of Sheikh Abdulla Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic Cultural Centre, the Minister said that the center is an endowment project, whose purpose is to transmit Islamic culture as religion, behavior, and civilization to non-Muslims through all available modern means, as well as to create awareness of Qatari society's customs, traditions, and culture.

The center's vision is based on a civilized notion that presents Islam as a way of life for all people and identifies people and societies as per their needs and aspirations, depending on its communication on the grounds of spreading common human values and virtuous morals, as well as respect for the other, with conviction and deep belief in the message of Islam, to be closer and more supportive to everyone who seeks good, he added.