- August 5, 2010
MB chairman congratulates new Syrian MB Secretary General
Muslim Brotherhood chairman Dr. Mohammed Badie sent a telegram congratulating Dr. Mohamed Riad Shaqfa for becoming the newly elected Secretary General for the MB offshoot in Syria .
Badie called on him to accept his warmest wishes trusting that he will excel in his new role in working for the wellbeing and interest of the MB movement in particular and Islam in general. He addressed the Syrian MB Shura council to continue to support the new leader and help him to continue in the successful cause of the movement
Badie offered many thanks to Dr. Ali Bayanouni the former Secretary General for the group in Syria for his impressive and hard work and devotion for the cause and country, explaining that it is a landmark in the history of advocacy, not only in Syria but world wide