Egypt’s Mufti Shawqi Allam will participate in the UAE Council for Fatwa’s International Conference which kicks off on Tuesday.
The event will run for two days under the patronage of UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
In a statement on Monday, Egypt’s Dar al Ifta said that Allam will deliver a speech during the inaugural session of the conference.
The event will be held under the theme ‘Towards Shari’a Conceptualisation of Scientific Developments: Civilisational Methodology, Real-World Applications, and Ethics of Sustainability’.
It will feature a special session titled ‘Towards a disciplined and sustainable methodology that interacts with human needs’, and will have a dialogue about emerging issues in medicine, family, environment, sustainability ethics, and artificial intelligence.
More than 160 scholars, intellectuals and scientific personalities representing more than 50 countries and 71 fatwa bodies from around the world will participate in the conference, according to Khaleej Times. Medical, legal and technical institutions, universities and AI authorities will be represented at the event. There will be more than 50 discussions, and over 60 research will be published after the conference.