JNN 09 Oct 2013 Cairo – A high-ranking Egyptian official on Tuesday admitted that the doctrine of Shia Islam is being spread in the most populous Arab country with unprecedented speed, according to the website of the Egyptian Masress.
Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said that he is seriously concerned about the expansion of Shiism in the country . As it could change Egypt’s demographic , which is Point of concern for the Not only the Egyptian Governement but also the other Arab Nation Leaders.
He was of the Point of view that those who are Practicing and spreading Shia teachings in Egypt are provoking division in the society.
Shias were shunned from Egypt’s political and social life throughout the 30-old year regime of ousted President Hosni Mubarak. There are no official statistics on the number of Shias in Egypt, but experts on the country’s religious minorities estimate their number between 50,000 and 80,000, a relatively small proportion of Egypt’s population of 85 million. Some were banned from traveling abroad and repeatedly arrested by the security services of Mubarak’s regime.
But as the Shiite Sect of Islam which is connected to the Main Pillar of Islam of Husseini Revolution , which amplified the Strength of Islam , and negated the conspiracies against Islam is the Key element , as when ever the Injustice crosses its limit , in any part of the World . It is the Only Sect which guides to fight selfless for the Justice and to gives Power to see eye to an eye to the Injust Rulers , and to defeat them by the Power of True Islam , which is not Killing the Oppressed , but sacrificing in the way of restoration of Justice and Faith.
Hardline Wahabi clerics in Egypt have speeded up their rhetoric against the Shias since the fall of Mubarak in 2011, a move which is believed to be directly supported by some Arab states in the region.
Egypt is the scene of daily protests and street clashes and the authorities have been cracking down on Muslim Brotherhood since the army toppled Islamist President Mohamed Morsi on July 3.