Executive Director for Islamic Affairs at the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, United Arab Emirates

H.E. Dr. Omar Habtoor Al-Darei is the Executive Director for Islamic Affairs at the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments. He is a member of the UAE Fatwa council, a faculty member at Mohammed V University-Abu Dhabi, a collaborative preacher at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and a lecturer for the ECSSR’s Tolerance and Coexistence program. H.E. Al-Darei is a prolific researcher; he has written on Islamic jurisprudence and conceptual studies. He holds a Ph.D. in Islamic jurisprudence and contemporary issues.