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Sixth Waqf forum to open in Doha Monday

DOHA, May 12 (KUNA) -- The sixth waqf forum will kick off here on Monday under auspices of Qatari Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassem Al Thani with delegations from 15 Arab and Muslim countries, including Kuwait, taking part.
The forum, themed "new issues and juridical rooting," will discuss a number of legal contemporary issues relating to the Islamic jurisprudence in the area 'Awaqf' (endowments).
The gathering is being organized by the Qatari Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in collaboration with Kuwait Awqaf Public Foundation (KAPF) and the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB). (end) ma.gb KUNA 130042 May 13NNNN