Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Ashaikh

Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Ashaikh

Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Ashaikh
Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance

Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Ashaikh 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.

Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Ashaikh 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 of 2015.

Info. as of March 10, 2015.

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