Last month, HIRH Prince Gharios El Chemor of Ghassan Al-Numan VIII, head of the Royal House of Ghassan and members of the Ghassanid Royal Familywere officially received by the Grand Mufti of Albania, Dr. Skënder Bruçaj, the highest Sunni Muslim authority in the country.
Dr. Bruçaj, born June 22, 1976 in Malësi e Madhe District, is an Albanian Muslim scholar who has been serving as the Grand Mufti (Albanian: Kryemyftiu) of Albania since March 2014. He is also the current head of the Sunni Muslim Community of Albania and had been Director of the Epoka University and Professor at the Bedër University.
HIRH Prince Gharios El Chemor discussed with His Excellency his initiative called “Alliance for Peace” regarding dialogue between Islam and the West, fighting the causes of the growing Islamophobia, receiving full support from the Sunni leader. For his work promoting peace between the religions the Royal House of Ghassan has bestowed upon His Excellency the highest rank of the Order of Saint Michael Archangel.
The delegation was composed by the head of the Royal House of Ghassan, HIRH Prince Gharios El Chemor, the honorary head of the House, HIRH Prince Cheikh Selim El Chemor, the International Vice-President of Operations and CEO of the Lebanese Branch of the House, Sheikh Dr. Elie Gharios, the President of the Royal Ghassanid Academy of Arts and Sciences and Protestant Grand Chaplain of the Royal House of Ghassan, Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, PhD, ThD, Mr. Martin Warnecke, knight of the Order of Saint Michael Archangel, and Mr. Erion Prendi, the CEO of the Albanian Branch of the Royal House of Ghassan.