By Hend Hassassi | Dec 22 2011Minister of Religious Affairs ,Noureddine Khadmi ,Zitouna University
Noureddine Khadmi was born Â May 18, 1963 in Tela, Kassrine. He works as the Imam of Al Fath mosque, in Tunis and is the Minister of Religious Affairs in Jebali’s coalition government that was approved by the Constituent Assembly on December 23rd.
He started his Quranic education at Ali Bahi mosque in Tela, where he was taught by Mohamed Abidi, Ali Bahi mosqueâ€™s Imam. He went to primary school and secondary school in Tela.
KhadmiÂ received his diploma in jurisprudence and Islamic politicsÂ from Zitouna University of Shariaa and theologyÂ in 1966.
He received two PhD’s inÂ jurisprudence (with thesises on ThahereyaÂ and theÂ Malki school of Islam) from the Higher Institute of Islamic TheologyÂ at Zitouna University,Â in 1993 and 1997.
He taught courses onÂ Islamic sciencesÂ and ShariaaÂ textsÂ inÂ several institutionsÂ in Tunisia andÂ SaudiÂ Arabia
KadmiÂ is a Member of theÂ International Committee of the OrganizationÂ of Islamic Congress’s Bioethics Commision.
He works as a researcherÂ for theÂ Arab EncyclopediaÂ at the Arab OrganizationÂ for Education, Science and Culture.Â Khadmi also is a researcherÂ for theÂ EncyclopediaÂ of FundamentalismÂ in Kuwait. Khadmi collaborates with theÂ Center for Research andÂ Islamic StudiesÂ in Riyadh and with theÂ Research MagazineÂ of ContemporaryÂ Jurisprudence. HeÂ has alsoÂ contributedÂ to several radio programs on Holy Quran Radio of Riyadh.
KhadmiÂ hasÂ authored several books and publications.