Muslim Council of Scotland is an accord of Muslim associations, mosques and institutions in Scotland.
It is a membership-based umbrella organisation, accommodating and reflecting the variety of social and cultural backgrounds and outlook of the Muslim community.
It is an independent body working to promote consultation, cooperation and coordination on Muslim affairs in Scotland.
It is a non-sectarian and non-partisan body working for the common good without interfering in, displacing or isolating any existing work in communities.
It is a body that will seek to draw on the talents and specialist skills of individuals and the strengths of organised bodies to prepare the case for, and advocating, the responsibilities and rights of Muslims living in Scotland.
MCS conducts its work through the following Standing Committees:
- Media & Communications
- Finance & General Purpose
- Communities and Mosques
- Other committees as needed
MCS Board Members & Office Bearers
Dr Muhammad Adrees: Convener
Mr Azzam Muhammad: Vice Convener
Dr Mohammed Ali: Secretary
Dr Abdalla Yagob Mohammed: Treasurer / Finance & General Purpose Standing Committee
Dr Javed Gill: Mosques & Communities Standing Committee
Shaykh Hassan Rabbani: Parliamentary Standing Committee
Mr Liaqat Ali: Parliamentary Standing Committee
Mr Omar Afzal: Media & Communications
Co Opted executive board members
Dr Sonia Allam
Sister Linsay Taylor
Sister Fariha Tomson