Ahmad Badr al-Din Hassoun

Ahmad Badr al-Din Hassoun (b. 1949) is the current Grand Mufti of Syria and has held the government-appointed position since 2005 following the death of Ahmed al-Kuftaro. He was previously the Mufti of Aleppo. In his role he has been a close political adviser and ally to Bashar al-Assad.

See also: Syria