The Shariah Council is the main body of the Majlis ul Ulamaa.
It is a popular assembly of scholars who are resident and active in Trinidad and Tobago, and who have agreed to work togetherto define the authentic Islamic position on matters of importance.
The members of the Shariah Council are formally engaged to serve on the Shariah Council, and represent popular Islamic organisations and diverse schools of thought. All major representative organisations are invited to nominate a representative to the Shariah Council.
The Council is headed by a Chairman, who is elected by the Council members. The Chairman serves in this capacity for a period of one calendar year unless otherwise decided by the council members by simple majority.
SHARIAH COUNCIL PARTICIPANTS
Members of the Shariah Council include:
• Mufti Ahmed Gulam
• Sheikh Alaadin Makshat
• Mufti Asrar ul Haque
• Maulana Hafiz Muhammad Shahid
• Maulana Junaid Ahmad
• Maulana Kavir Mohammed
• Sheikh Munaf Mohammed
• Dr. Musa Mohamed
• Maulana Mushtaq Ahmad Sulaimani
• Maulana Siddiq Ahmad Nasir
• Sheikh Umar Khan
• Maulana Dr. Waffie Mohammed (Chairman)
• Mufti Zaidur Raza