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Saleh bin Abdul Aziz Al ash Sheikh

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Nationality  Saudi
Religion  Islam
Name  Saleh Abdul-Aziz

Succeeded by  Suleiman bin Abdullah Aba Al Khail

Saleh bin Abdul-Aziz Al ash-Sheikh is a Saudi cleric who served as the minister of Islamic affairs, endowments, call and guidance of Saudi Arabia between 1996 and 2014, and from 2015 to the present. He is a member of the Al ash-Sheikh, the influential Saudi religious family.

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Background and career

Saleh bin Abdul-Aziz Al ash-Sheikh is a member of a noted family of Saudi religious scholars, the Al ash-Sheikh. He has been minister of Islamic affairs, endowments, call and guidance since 1996 and was appointed the first official mufti in 1954.

His term as minister of Islamic affairs, endowments, call and guidance ended on 8 December 2014 when Suleiman bin Abdullah Aba Al Khail replaced him in the post, but only for a short time. He was re-appointed in February 2015.

He is a graduate from Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh, from the Faculty of Fundamentals of Islamic Religion and wrote several books on various topics of Islamic Sciences.

Religious belief

He is upon the Sunni Salafi school of thought in Islam.

References

Saleh bin Abdul-Aziz Al ash-Sheikh Wikipedia


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