Excerpt:

The official representative body of Muslims in Belgium, called Executive of the Muslims of Belgium (EBM) introduced the new 17 members of the body in a ceremony held on Sunday.

Nooruddin Ismaili, of Moroccan origin, has been designated as the President of the state-supported body which was formed in 1998 to regulate the cultural, educational, and social affairs of the Muslims in Belgium.

Speaking at the ceremony, Ralf Folter, a director in the cabinet of Belgian justice minister of justice Annemie Turtelboom, congratulated the new members and noted that the ministry has minimum interference in the affairs of the EBM.


Read the complete original version of this item...