TWMCC Holds “Muslim Community and the Role of Imams in UK” Online Lecture

  • 2024-Jun-25

The World Muslim Communities Council held an online lecture, titled “Muslim Community and the Role of Imams in UK”, presented by Sheikh Dr. Mohamed Ismail, Secretary General of the Association of Scholars in UK, as part of the Council's lecture series.

During the lecture, Dr. Ismail said that "the Muslim community in the UK has a long-standing presence and is a vital part of society. It also plays a significant role in the country's prosperity and community service".

He added that "the UK exemplifies freedom and democratic governance, highlighting the country’s commendable attributes. He also noted that Muslims in the UK hold prominent positions across various sectors, particularly in the armed forces".

Furthermore, Ismail noted that "the UK is home to three million Muslims, over 2,000 mosques, 200 Islamic schools that are partially or fully supported from the government, and around 20 institutes dedicated to supporting Imams".

He outlined "the role of Imams in the UK; including raising community awareness and collaborating, especially during crises, in addition to promoting unity and understanding within society".

Concluding, Ismail expressed his deep thanks to TWMCC for this initiative and online lecture, which foster religious harmony and friendship among diverse communities.

TWMCC is an international non-governmental organization that functions as a think tank. It supports Muslim community organisations and associations by helping them improve their operations, collaborate effectively, and adopt innovative approaches.


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