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Gambia Supreme Islamic Council

Contact Address:
Gambia Supreme Islamic Council
MDI Road
Kanifing South
P.O. Box 804 Banjul
Banjul area HQ
The Gambia
West Africa

Tel no: +220 4484740 

Mob:             9933318 

Fax:              4371977

The 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 staff.

Its aims are to facilitate The Gambia becomes a highly Islamic and morally developed Muslim State with highly educated people in Islam.

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 and respect.

The council is also responsible for setting the dates for Muslim holidays in The Gambia , for example, for Tobaski and Koriteh.
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