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 Asrar ul Haque
- Maulana Atif Majeed
- Maulana Azhar Ali
- Maulana Junaid Ahmad
- Maulana Kavir Mohammed
- Sheikh Munaf Mohammed
- Dr. Musa Mohamed
- Maulana Siddiq Ahmad Nasir
- Maulana Dr. Waffie Mohammed (Chairman)
*This list was updated in February of 2021. Changes have been in response to the Covid-19 situation and its impacts, and in no way reflects any dissent, dissatisfaction or discontent with members no longer listed. May Almighty Allah continue to bless all our efforts, Insha Allah.
- Maulana Mushtaq Ahmad Sulaimani
May Allah (swt) save him from the punishment of the grave and hell fire, widen his grave and elevate him to the highest status in Jannah. Ameen Ya Rabbal Aalameen