Abbas Jirari
Born (1937-02-15) February 15, 1937 (age 85)
NationalityMoroccan
OccupationIntellectual, civil servant
EmployerMohammed VI of Morocco
Known forAdviser of Mohammed VI of Morocco

Abbas Jirari (Arabic: عباس الجراري born 15 February 1937 in Rabat), also known as Abbas al-Jarari, Abbas al-Jirari or Abbès Jirari, is a Moroccan intellectual and advisor to King Mohammed VI of Morocco.

Biography

Jirari studied Arabic language and literature at the University of Cairo in Egypt and worked in the Moroccan ministry of foreign affairs in the 1960s. He is currently a professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Rabat.[1]

He was one of the 138 signatories of the open letter for Christian-Muslim dialogue A Common Word Between Us and You.[2]

He is married and the father of three children.[3]

References

  1. ^ uemnet.free.fr: عباس الجراري
  2. ^ acommonword.com: A Common Word Between Us and You (summarized short form) (PDF; 186 kB)
  3. ^ "عبـاس الجراري - ديوان العرب". www.diwanalarab.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 2018-02-24.