Sheikh Dr Kahlan Nabhan Al Kharusi

Sheikh Dr Kahlan Nabhan Al Kharusi

Assistant Grand Mufti of Oman

Sheikh Dr. Kahlan al Kharusi is a new breed of Shari’a scholar who has studied Islamic sciences under both the tutelage of renowned Shari’a scholars in Oman and leading academics in the West. After obtaining a 1st class bachelor degree in Islamic Sciences, Sheikh Kahlan furthered his studies at the University of Oxford, completing both his masters & doctorate in Islamic studies. Along with his excellent academic credentials, Sheikh Kahlan possesses a wealth of research experience having worked at the Ministry of Awqaf & Religious Affairs in Oman as an Islamic Researcher and then Advisor for the Grand Mufti of Oman. In 2010, by Royal Decree, Sheikh Kahlan was appointed as the Assistant Grand Mufti of Oman and continues to serve in this capacity. Sheikh Kahlan will be instrumental in the development of Islamic finance within the Sultanate of Oman and will be a key guiding figure during its nascent stages