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.

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