Apply for the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum

12th World Islamic Economic Forum, Jakarta. Each year, the Muslim Council of Britain organises a delegation of professionals, community leaders and entrepreneurs to the annual World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) with the aims of sharing experiences, developing new ideas and networking. From the 2nd – 4th August 2016, delegates will enjoy a unique opportunity to participate in a historic forum … Read More

Halal Finance for Students: Muslim Council of Britain Welcomes Government Initiative

18 May 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain today welcomed the government’s White Paper on making available Shariah-compliant student loans. Praising the government, Dr Shuja Shafi said: “The government is to be commended for making this positive step, it would allow Muslims to fulfil their religious obligation to study and to avoid interest. This will undoubtedly pave the way for … Read More

Prime Minister’s Apology to Imam Suliman Ghani: Muslim Council of Britain Calls for an Inquiry into Islamophobia in the Conservative Party

11th May 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain today welcomed the Prime Minister’s apology to Imam Suliman Ghani, a south London imam who was falsely accused by the Prime Minister of supporting Daesh terrorists. The allegation was also repeated by the Defence Secretary. Dr Shuja Shafi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “I welcome the Prime Minister’s … Read More

Muslim Council of Britain Congratulates New London Mayor Sadiq Khan

6 May 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain today congratulated Sadiq Khan as the new Mayor of London. Dr Shuja Shafi, its Secretary General said: “I congratulate Sadiq Khan for his victory. His ready wit and resilience is an inspiring model for young people particularly from minority backgrounds aiming for a career in the tough world of politics.” “London is a great … Read More

MCB Marketing and Fundraising Officer – Job Vacancy

 Marketing and Fundraising Officer JOB DESCRIPTION   Reporting to:                     Hon. Treasurer Job location:                      MCB Head Office in Whitechapel, London E1 ___________________________________________________________________________ Purpose of the Post: The Marketing and Fundraising Officer will be responsible for supporting the development and execution of the marketing and fundraising plan. Main Responsibilities: Fundraising Organising and helping with traditional fundraising activities such as mosques … Read More

Muslims Congratulate Queen on her 90th Birthday

21 April 2016 Today, the Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, congratulated Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on her 90th birthday. ‘I wish Her Majesty a very happy 90th birthday. In her long life, the Queen has witnessed and overseen dramatic, and I am sure positive, change in this country of ours. Today, despite all of our challenges, Her Majesty’s United … Read More

Channel 4 and Mr Phillips Won’t Tell You “What British Muslims Really Think” – Reaction from the Muslim Council of Britain

14 April 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain today issued the following reaction to the build-up to and broadcast of the programme “What British Muslims Really Think?” aired on Channel 4 on 13 April 2016. The programme claimed to present ‘the most detailed and comprehensive survey of British Muslim opinion yet’, based on polling conducted by ICM. Responding to the … Read More