Ramadan Strategic Dialogue: First Session
- 16 July 2013
As part of the intellectual and cultural activities organized on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research held the first session of the Ramadan Strategic Dialogue on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, under the title: ‘The Future of Egypt After Muslim Brotherhood,’ delivered by General Sameh Seif El-Yazal, Chairman of Al Gomhouria Center for Political and Security Studies in Egypt.
The lecture was attended by a number of academicians, intellectuals and religious figures, such as the Founder and Director-General of Tabah Foundation for Islamic Studies in Abu Dhabi Habib Ali Zain Al-Abideen Al-Jifri, the new Vice Chancellor of United Arab Emirates University Dr. Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, Director of the Scholarship Office (SCO) under the Ministry of Presidential Affairs Dr Ali Al Arai, former editor-in-chief of Al-Ittihad newspaper Rashid Saleh Al-Arimi, the head of Real Time Training and Development Center Dr Abdullah Annyadi, and researcher in health affairs Dr Akmal Al-Hakeem.
General Sameh Seif El-Yazal lauded the Director General of the ECSSR, His Excellency Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi in shedding light on international and regional issues based on facts and on drawing strategic visions in line with future perspectives, in addition to spreading scientific research and culture at various levels.
As regards the rule of Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, General El-Yazal stressed the importance of moderation in Islam for Arab and Muslim people at present and in the future, particularly when there are attempts to politicize the religion and as terrorism is being practiced under the cover of Islam to deceive and justify violence.