President Anwar Sadat of Egypt prayed yesterday (12 November) at the Al Azhar University Mosque in Cairo, on the final Friday of Ramadan.
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Background: President Anwar Sadat of Egypt prayed yesterday (12 November) at the Al Azhar University Mosque in Cairo, on the final Friday of Ramadan.
The President was welcomed at the Mosque by the Sheikh of Al Azhar, Sheikh Faham.
The President was accompanied by Vice-President Hussein Shafei and other Ministers, and by leading religious dignitaries and diplomats from other Muslim countries.
The day of prayer followed Thursday's inaugurate session of Egypt's new People's Council, at which President Sadat said "We are prepared to shoulder the responsibility of liberating our land at whatever cost".