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GENERAL SECRETARY OF MUSLIM WORLD LEAGUE
Abdallah Ben Abdel Mohsen At-Turki was born on 4 August 1940 in Riyadh Province. In 1963, he graduated from the Sharia College in Riyadh Province and received the bachelor's degree in Islamic Law.
In 1969, he graduated from the Higher Law Institute in Riyadh and obtained the Master's degree. In 1972 in Al-Azhar University (Cairo) he defended thesis on Islamic jurisprudence foundations.
From 1961 to 1969, he was the Teacher of the Higher Scientific Institute, as well as the Dean of one of the faculties in this institute. He was elected as a member of the academic council of Sharia College in Riyadh.
From 1969 to 1975, he was the Dean of the Arab Language College in Riyadh.
In 1975, he gained the post of Provost, and later the Rector of Islamic University named after Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud.
In 1995, he was appointed as the Minister on Islam affairs, vakufs, appeal and moral, mentor of the King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Quran.
From 1999 to 2000, he is the Advisor in the Office as the Minister without the portfolio.
From 2000 to date, he is the General Secretary of the Muslim World League.

 

 

At-Turki has numerous publications and scientific studies in the area of Islamic studies, Sharia and Arab language.
At-Turki was the editor for the publication of the encyclopedia of the Prophet's hadithes, several textbooks and didactic materials for universities.
At-Turki, besides the Muslim World League and its structural subdivisions, is also the leader of a few regional and international non-governmental Islamic organizations and is the chairman of the following institutions:
Leagues of Islamic universities;
Council of general secretaries of the King Faisal University in Chad;
The World Islamic Council in London;
Associations of Islamic universities;
Council of General Secretaries of the Islamic Center in Edinburgh;
Committee of planning, methodology of the World Islamic University in Islamabad;
Fund of support of Islamic universities, the Supreme council for Islam in Cairo;
World Islamic council of an appeal and rescue, etc.
At-Turki took part in the international scientific conference Islam in Central Asia: History and Modernity organized by Almaty State University named after Abai in August 2002.
Participant of the I-IV Congresses of leaders of world and traditional religions.
 
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