Contact Address Details:
Gambia Supreme Islamic Council
Banjul area Headquarters
P.O. Box 804, Banjul
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 4484740
Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (GSIC) was established in 1992
and consists of around 50 Islamic Scholars who are all volunteers.
There is also a Supervisory Board made up of Imams from various
communities in Gambia as well as leaders of various institutions,
business people, lecturers and opinion formers.
The Islamic Council now operates within a 3 storey, purpose
built office complex that serves as a training centre, a conference
hall, administrative offices and other structures as well
as a utility vehicle, telephone and fax lines.
Of the 50 members of staffs, 11 are professional staffs with
university degrees at the level of Secretariat and two support
Its aims are to facilitate The Gambia becomes a highly Islamic
and morally developed Muslim State with highly educated people
The SIC management structure consists of an Executive Committee
and Regional Representatives.
The GSIC maintains comradely links with its entire key Islamic
organisations and members of this coalition. The SIC also
enjoy good relations with other religions present in the country
particularly, the Christians to whom they give mutual esteem
The council is also responsible for setting the dates for
Muslim holidays in The Gambia , for example, for Tobaski and