A few words about Ambassador Akbar Ahmed
Ambassador Akbar Ahmed is one of the world's foremost specialists on issues related to contemporary Islam. He is considered "the world's leading authority on contemporary Islam" by the BBC. He was the Pakistan High Commissioner (Ambassador) to the UK and Ireland and currently holds the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C. He is the author of over a dozen award-winning books. He is also a leading figure in intercultural and interfaith dialogue supporting the importance of building bridges between different civilizations, through a series of public dialogues focusing on dispelling hate and ignorance. For these efforts Ambassador Akbar Ahmed and Judea Pearl, were awarded the prestigious Purpose Prize in 2007. Ambassador Ahmed was also the recipient of the first Gandhi Center Fellowship of Peace Award in 2004.
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