Mohammed Abdul Sattar

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Mohammed Abdul Sattar
Minister of Religious Affairs
Assumed office
8 December 2007
Prime Minister Mohammad Najji Outri
Adel Safar
Riyad Farid Hijab
Omar Ibrahim Ghalawanji
Preceded by Ziad al-Din al-Ayoubi
Succeeded by self
Personal details
Born 1958 (age 57–58)
Tartus, Syria
Political party Syrian Regional Branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party
Children three
Alma mater University of Damascus
Religion Sunni Islam

Mohammed Abdul Sattar (born 1958) is the current Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) of Syria, serving since 2007.

Early life, education and career[edit]

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.

Personal life[edit]

Sattar is married and has three children.

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