Imam Visits RAF Halton

Imam Ali Omar visited RAF Halton to brief station personnel during an open session on world faith issues. As the Ministry of Defence Islamic Civilian Chaplain to the Military (CCM), Ali Omar is Imam to all Muslim members of the British military and works closely with station and unit Chaplains. The RAF Halton chaplaincy team hosted Imam Ali and led discussions relating to Islam and the West, including the recruitment and training of Muslims, and gave advice to instructors to enable better understanding of the Islamic faith and their needs for those within the training environment.