Opening Session

Opening of the conference on Saturday 17 Muharram1434/ 1 December 2012

The opening session of the first international conference on the topic of “The Centrality of Holy Quran in Imam Abdessalam Yassine’s theory of the Prophetic Method.”

The beginning was with the recitation of Holy Quran by Sheikh Othman Shaheen, Imam of Fateh Mosque in Istanbul, followed by Mr. Mohammad Hamdawi’s opening address where he welcomed the participants and stated the objectives of the conference and the goal behind its organization. Then Mr. Ahmad Kawas, president of the Foundation for Research in the Islamic sciences, gave his speech. Next , Mr. Ali Sadreddine Al-Bayanouni former supreme guide of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood Gave a moving speech where he depicted the suffering of the Syrian people and urged the participants to do what they can to support them in their plight.