Mohammed Abdul Sattar
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|Mohammed Abdul Sattar|
|Minister of Religious Affairs|
8 December 2007
|Prime Minister||Mohammad Najji Outri
Riyad Farid Hijab
Omar Ibrahim Ghalawanji
|Preceded by||Ziad al-Din al-Ayoubi|
|Born||1958 (age 56–57)
|Political party||Syrian Regional Branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party|
|Alma mater||University of Damascus|
Early life, education and career
Sattar was born into a Sunni Muslim family in the multicultural and multireligious town of Tartus in 1958, He holds a degree in Economics and Commerce and a Ph.D. in Islamic studies jurisprudence from the University of Damascus.
Sattar served as Director of Religious Endowments and the Mufti of Tartus Governorate from 1985 to 2002, when he was appointed Assistant Minister of Religious Endowments for Religious Affairs. He has written many religious studies, given many religious and social lectures, and participated in many Islamic conferences.
Sattar is married and has three children.
- Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed, SANA
- Biography of the new Syrian government 2011 - the names and lives of government ministers, Syria FM, 17 April 2011
- Ministry of Aqwaf official government website