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His Virtue, Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshükür Hummat Pashazade

Nationality: 
Azerbaijan
Gender: 
Male

Location of Activities

Country: 
Azerbaijan
Regions: 
West Asia
Organization(s): 
Interreligious Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States
Caucasus Muslims' Board
KAICIID Affiliation: 
KAICIID Board of Directors
Sheikh ul-Islam of the Caucasus

Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims` Board

Secretary General of  Baku International Centre for Interfaith and inter-Civilization Cooperation (BCIC)

Co-chair of CIS Interreligious Council

 

 

His Virtue Prof. Dr. Allahshukur Pashazade is the current Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims` Board (CMB), Secretary General of BCIC (Baku International Centre for Interfaith and Inter-Civilization Cooperation and Sheikh ul-Islam of Caucasus. Born in 1949, Azerbaijan, he received his religious education in Mir Arab Madrasah, Bukhara, then at Tashkent Islamic University, Uzbekistan, graduating in 1975. Upon his return to Azerbaijan, he held several religious posts. In 1980 he was elected Chairman of CMB and received a title of XXII Sheikh ul-Islam of Caucasus.

Career Summary:

Sheikh ul-Islam and Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office since 1980

Co-chair of CIS Interreligious Council since 2004.

Current Secretary General of BCIC

Current chairman of the Advisory Council of Muslim Leaders of CIS.

Current chairman of the Supreme Religious Board of Caucasian peoples.

Senior Fellow of the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought of H.K. of Jordan

Fellow of “Taqreeb bayn al Mazaheb” Committee for the Islamic convergence

Fellow of “Dar al Taqreeb” Foundation for the Islamic convergence

Areas of Actions: 
DialogueShared Human Values
Forms of Actions: 
Educational ProgrammesNetworking