2007 News Story

Royal order renews Grand Mufti’s term of office

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz issued a royal order today extending the term of office for the Kingdom’s Grand Mufti Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-AsShaikh, who also chairs the Senior Commission of ulema (religious scholars) for an additional four years at the ministerial rank, effective February 17, 2007.