Gambia Supreme Islamic
P.O. Box 804 Banjul
Banjul area HQ
Tel no: +220 4484740
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.