Shawki Ibrahim Abdel-Karim Allam

Egyptian Grand Mufti, Professor of Islamic Law

Shawki Ibrahim Abdel-Karim Allam is the 19th and current Grand Mufti of Egypt through Dar al-Ifta al-Misriyyah, an educational institute founded to represent Islam and a premiere center for Islamic legal research. He received his PhD in 1996 from the Al-Azhar University in Jurisprudence and Sharia law and teaches at the prestigious Al Azhar University.