Office Bearers

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CONVENER

DR MUHAMMAD ADREES, MD-MRCPI-FRCPath

Dr Adrees is working as consultant physician and has passion to serve the humanity irrespective of race colour and faith.  By taking the voluntary role as the Convenor of Muslim Council of Scotland I am enthusiastic to bring the diverse communities together and improve the mutual respect to strengthen Scotland and UK.

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VICE CONVENER

 MR AZZAM MUHAMMAD, Business manager

DR MOHAMMED ALI, Consultant Physiotherapist : SECRETARY

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MOSQUES & COMMUNITIES STANDING COMMITTEE

DR JAVED GILL, Professor

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CO CHAIR MOSQUES & COMMUNITIES STANDING COMMITTEE

MR SHAUKAT SULTAN

Director of Engage Me, Scotland,

Secretary of Madrasa Taleem Ul Islam,

Trustee of The Pollokshield Trust,

Community Councillor,

Treasurer of PDA .

BA in Psychology, Advance diploma in hotel management, Diploma in Counseling, Workplace training and assessment, Certificate 4 in Indian and European cooking and award for best student in W Australia in 2001 in hotel management, Technical Award from college of Tafe Australia ETC

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PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE

SHAYKH HASSAN RABBANI

Shaykh Hassan Rabbani is a young Scottish scholar who was born and raised in Glasgow and began his Islamic studies by completing the Darse Niẓami programme at Jamia Al-Karam in Nottinghamshire.

Subsequently he travelled to the prestigious Al-Azhar University (Cairo, Egypt) where he specialised in Theology and Ḥadith nomenclature, sitting in the company of great scholars of the Al Azhar. After graduating in 2010, he obtained an M.A from the University of Aberdeen completing his thesis on ‘Temporary marriage in Islam: A Sunni and Shi’i perspective.’ He is also a graduate of the Cambridge Muslim College. He also completed an M.A in philosophy from University of Glasgow.

As well as teaching iSyllabus, the Shaykh is currently the Imam Annandale Mosque in Edinburgh, and is founder of the Zainab Cobbold Institute, an initiative aimed at educating young Muslims in Glasgow.

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PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE

 MR LIAQAT ALI

MR OMAR AFZAL, MEDIA & COMUNICATIONS

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TREASURER

DR ABDALLA YAGOB MOHAMMED

PhD in Geology

President of Aberdeen Mosque and Islamic Centre

Currently, a Research fellow (honorary) at Aberdeen university and leads research in basin analysis and teaches postgraduate research students

Co Opted executive board members

DR SONIA ALLAM

consultant anesthetist. My areas of interest include being actively involved in the support of our youth through education, community activities and programmes.

I am also a strong advocate of the right to universal healthcare worldwide, especially for those lacking access, contributing to this through humanitarian work as I am able.

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SISTER LINSAY TAYLOR

Environmental project manager, human rights advisor, immigration and asylum case worker.

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SISTER FARIHA TOMSON

Fariha Thomas lives in Glasgow where she is an active member of the Muslim community. She has worked in the fields of community development and equalities in Scotland in both the statutory and voluntary sectors for over 30 years. Fariha also served as a Councillor and Bailie on Glasgow City council from 2012 -2017.