President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Grand Imam of al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb on Tuesday.
Nazarbayev greeted the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, pointing out that participation of guests of such a high level in the sixth Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions is of great importance for Kazakhstan.
"I hope that your participation in the Congress will be a great contribution to our common goal," Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
On his part, Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb thanked the Kazakh leader for the invitation to attend the forum.
The parties discussed urgent issues and prospects for the development of interfaith dialogue.