Sheikh Al-Khalili is the Grand Mufti of Oman. He was born and lived in Zanzibar until the end of the al-Said rule (1964) and then moved to Oman along with many others of Omani heritage. He is a strong advocate for religious tolerance and works hard to ensure harmony between the different religious schools of thought in Oman.
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