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Ahmad Hlayyel


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His Excellence Dr. Shaykh Ahmad Hlayyel is the Chief Islamic Justice of Jordan, imam of the Hashemite Court, and a former Minister of Religious Affairs for Jordan. Hlayyel is a senior fellow at the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute of Islamic Thought in Jordan. He was one of the 138 Muslim signatories in October 2007 of A Common Word Between Us and You, a letter addressed to Christian leaders in an appeal for peace and cooperation between the two religions. He is also a signatory of The Amman Message, which affirms the commonalities among all Muslim sects and condemns accusations of apostasy.