CAIRO: The Thai Ambassador to Cairo Peerasak Chantavarin requested Al-Azhar to increase the number scholarships for its faculties during his meeting with the undersecretary of Al-Azhar Abbas Shoman on Monday.
The meeting discussed the conditions of the Thai students who study at Al-Azhar faculties in Egypt.
Shoman said that Al-Azhar does not differentiate between Egyptian and non-Egyptian students who come from different Muslim countries to study at Al-Azhar.
For his part, Chantavarin thanked Al-Azhar for its efforts to send its moderate message to the whole world and expressed that the Thai people respect the study at Al-Azhar.
Originally published in Youm7.