Turkey and Qatar cooperate to counter Islamophobia


Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate announced on Tuesday that Turkey and Qatar will cooperate to take concrete steps against the phenomenon of anti-Islam in the international arena.


According to a statement issued by the Turkish Presidency of Religious Affairs, a “memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the fields of endowments and Islamic affairs” was signed.

It was between the Presidency of Religious Affairs and the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of the State of Qatar during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Doha.

The statement added that the cooperation agreement was signed by the Head of Religious Affairs Ali Arbash, and the Minister of Endowments and Islamic Affairs in Qatar Ghanem bin Shaheen Al-Ghanim.

Concrete steps will be taken at the international and regional levels against the growing and alarming phenomenon of anti-Islam in the international arena.


Within the scope of the agreement, meetings will be held on current issues between the two institutions, and experiences will be exchanged on Hajj and Umrah issues.

In addition to providing support to Muslim communities and students, and sharing experiences and knowledge about guidance activities, endowments, and zakat.