Mufti (Arabic: mfty am mufti am or kbyr almftyn kabir al-muftin ) mainly Sunni and ibadi Muslim countries, Islamic religious maximum terms. He mainly provides detailed explanations and fatwas on Islamic jurisprudence. He also assists state judges in the trial.
List of Grand MuftisEdit
|Albania||Bujar Spahiu (1976–)||Appointed as Chairman of the Muslim Community of Albania (KMSH) by the Muslim Community of Albania||March 2019|
|Australia||Ibrahim Abu Mohamed (–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Australia by the Australian National Imams Council||September 2016|
|Bangladesh||Mufti Noor Ahmad[verification needed]||Appointed as Chief Mufti of Bangladesh by the Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Husein Kavazović (3 July 1964–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Herzegovina by the Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina||September 2012|
|Brunei||Abdul Aziz Juned (22 December 1941–)||Appointed as State Mufti of Brunei by the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah||1 September 1994|
|Bulgaria||Mustafa Hadzhi (31 March 1962–)||Appointed as Chief Mufti of Bulgaria by the Supreme Muslim Council||1997 – 2005 (first term)|
|Egypt||Shawki Allam (12 August 1961–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Egypt by the Council of Senior Scholars of Al-Azhar and approved by the President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi||February 2013|
|Ghana||Osman Nuhu Sharubutu (23 April 1923–)||National Chief Imam of Ghana (De facto)|
|Guinea||El Hadj Mamadou Saliou Camara (–)||Grand Imam of Guinea (De facto)|
|India||Sheikh Abubakr Ahmad (22 March 1931–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of India by the Islamic Community of India||2019 –|
|Iraq||Mahdi Al-Sumaidaie (20. century–)||Grand Mufti of Iraq (De facto)|
|Jordan||Abdul Karim Khasawneh (1944–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of the Kingdom of Jordan by the Cabinet of Jordan and Abdul Hafez Rabtah as Chief Islamic Justice of the Kingdom of Jordan||11 November 2019|
|Kazakhstan||Nauryzbai Kazhy Taganuly (–)||Appointed as Supreme Mufti of Kazakhstan by the Spiritual Administration of the Muslims of Kazakhstan as per nomination of former Supreme Mufti, Serikbai Kazhy Oraz||7 February 2020|
|Kosovo||Naim Ternava (7 January 1961–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Kosovo by the Islamic Community of Kosova|
|Kyrgyzstan||Maksatbek Toktomushev (–)||Appointed as Mufti of Kyrgyzstan||2014|
|Lebanon||Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian (3 April 1953–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Lebanon by the Higher Islamic Council||10 August 2014|
|Libya||Sadiq Al-Ghariani (8 December 1942–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Libya by the National Transitional Council||May 2011|
|Lithuania||Ramadan Yaqoob (–)||Grand Mufti of Lithuania (De facto)|
|Macedonia||Sulejman Rexhepi (1947–)||Reis-ul-ulema of the Islamic Religious Community of Macedonia|
|Malaysia||Luqman Abdullah (–)||Mufti of the Federal Territories (Website: muftiwp.gov.my)||16 May 2020|
|Mohd Tahrir Samsudin||Mufti of Johor (Website: mufti.johor.gov.my)||13 November 2008|
|Syeikh Fadzil Awang||Mufti of Kedah (Website: mufti.kedah.gov.my)||20 July 2017|
|Mohamad Shukri Mohamad||Mufti of Kelantan (Website: muftikelantan.gov.my)|
|Abdul Halim Tawil||Acting Mufti of Malacca (Website: muftimelaka.gov.my)|
|Mohd Yusof Ahmad||Mufti of Negeri Sembilan (Website: muftins.gov.my)||1 April 2009|
|Abdul Rahman Osman||Mufti of Pahang (Website: mufti.pahang.gov.my)|
|Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor||Mufti of Penang (Website: mufti.penang.gov.my)||7 June 2014|
|Harussani Zakaria Edit this on Wikidata (8 April 1939–30 May 2021)||Mufti of Perak (Website: mufti.perak.gov.my)||December 1985|
|Mohd Tamyes Abd Wahid Edit this on Wikidata (1 January 1928–)||Mufti of Perlis (Website: mufti.perlis.gov.my)||2 February 2015|
|Bungsu Aziz Jaafar||Mufti of Sabah (Website: mufti.sabah.gov.my)||10 August 2012|
|Kipli Yassin||Mufti of Sarawak (Website: muftinegeri.sarawak.gov.my)|
|Rifat Fejzić (–)||Mufti of Selangor (Website: muftiselangor.gov.my)||16 March 1998|
|Zulkifly Muda||Mufti of Terengganu (Website: mufti.terengganu.gov.my)||1 April 2013|
|Mauritania||Ahmed Ould Murabit||Grand Mufti of Mauritania|
|Montenegro||Sheikh Mohammad Amir Faizur Rahman (–)||Reis-ul-ulema of the Islamic Community of Montenegro|
|New Zealand||Sheikh Mohammad Amir Faizur Rahman (–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of New Zealand|
|Nigeria||Ibrahim Ibn Saleh al-Hussaini (1938–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Nigeria by the Supreme Council for Fatwa and Islamic Affairs in Nigeria|
|Oman||Ahmed bin Hamad al-Khalili (27 July 1942–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of the Sultanate of Oman by the Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said||1975|
|Palestine||Muhammad Ahmad Hussein (20. century–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem by the President of the Palestinian National Authority, Mahmoud Abbas||July 2006|
|Poland||Tomasz Miśkiewicz (9 July 1977–)||Appointed as Mufti of the Republic of Poland by the Muslim Religious Union in the Republic of Poland||2004|
|Romania||Murat Iusuf (18 August 1977–) (Murād Yūsuf)||Grand Mufti of Romania||2005|
|Russia||Rawil Gaynetdin (25 August 1959–)||Grand Mufti of Russia||1 July 1996|
|Salah Mezhiev (10 January 1977–)||Appointed as Mufti of Chechnya by Head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov||12 June 2014|
|Ahmad Afandi Abdulaev (15 September 1959–)||Appointed as Mufti of Dagestan||1998|
|Kamil Samigullin Edit this on Wikidata (22 March 1985–)||Appointed as Mufti of Tatarstan||17 April 2013|
|Aynur Birgalin (–)||Appointed as Mufti of Bashkortostan|
|Khazrataly Dzasezhev (–)||Appointed as Mufti of Kabardino-Balkaria|
|Isa Khamkhoev (–)||Appointed as Mufti of Ingushetia|
|Askarbi Kardanov (–)||Appointed as Mufti of Adygea and Krasnodar Krai|
|Saudi Arabia||Sheikh Abdulaziz al-Sheikh (10 February 1943–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia by the King of Saudi Arabia, Fahd of Saudi Arabia||June 1999|
|Serbia||Sead Nasufović (22 June 1979–)||Appointed as Mufti of Serbia by the Islamic Community of Serbia||July 2016|
|Singapore||Nazirudin Mohd Nasir ( – )||Appointed as Mufti of the Republic of Singapore by the Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura, the statutory board of Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth||1 March 2020 –|
|South Africa||Yasin Muhammad Yaqeenullah||Appointed as Grand Mufti by the Muslim Supreme Council of South Africa|
|Syria||Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun (25 April 1949–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of the Republic by the President of President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad||July 2005|
|Tunisia||Othman Battikh (17 April 1941–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Tunisia by the President of Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2008 and Beji Caid Essebsi in 2016||2008 – 5 January 2016 (resigned for haj pilgrimage in 2016)|
12 January 2016 – (reappointed by the president after one week)
|Turkey||Ali Erbaş (1961–)||Appointed as President of Directorate of Religious Affairs by the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, acting as Grand Mufti of the country.||17 September 2017|
|United Arab Emirates||Ali Ahmed Mashael (–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Dubai by Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department|
|Uzbekistan||Usmankhan Alimov (1 January 1950–15 August 2021)||Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan||8 August 2006|
|Zimbabwe||Ismail ibn Musa Menk (b. 1975)||Grand Mufti of Zimbabwe|
List of former Grand MuftisEdit
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Mustafa Cerić (5 February 1952–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Herzegovina||April 1993 – November 2012|
|Brunei||Ismail Omar Abdul Aziz (1911–1993)||Appointed as State Mufti of Brunei||1962–1994|
|India||ʽAbd al-Qadir Badayuni (21 August 1540–5 November 1615)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of India by the Mughal emperor, Akbar, appointed him to the muftiat in 1574 where he spent much of his career.||16th century – 17th century|
|Shah Fazle Rasool Badayuni (1 July 1798–8 August 1872)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of India by the final Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar.||19th century|
|Kifayatullah Dehlawi (November 1882-31 December 1952)||20th century|
|Amjad Ali Aazmi (November 1882–6 September 1948)||Elected as Grand Mufti of India by Electoral college and Appointed by the Islamic Community of India.||20th century|
|Mustafa Raza Khan Qadri (18 July 1892, 1892–11 November 1981, 1981)||Elected as Grand Mufti of India by Electoral college and Appointed by the Islamic Community of India.||20th century|
|Akhtar Raza Khan (2 February 1941-20 July 2018)||Elected as Grand Mufti of India by Electoral college and Appointed by the Islamic Community of India.||20th century – 20 July 2018|
|Malaysia||Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri (16 January 1969–)||Appointed as Mufti of the Federal Territories||20 June 2014 - 16 May 2020|
|Palestine||Mohammed Tahir al-Husayni (1842-1908) (Hanafi)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem by the ....||1869–1908|
|Kamil al-Husayni (23 February 1867–31 March 1921) (Hanafi)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem by the ....||1908–1921|
|As'ad Shukeiri (1860–1940) (Hanafi)||Appointed as Qadi by the Ottoman Empire during the World War I.||1914–1918|
|Amin al-Husseini (1 January 1895–4 July 1974)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem by the ....||1921–1937|
|Hussam ad-Din Jarallah (1884–6 March 1954)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem by the ....||1948–1952|
|Saad al-Alami (1911–1993)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem by the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf||1952–1993|
|Sulaiman Ja'abari (1912–1994)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem by the ....||1993–1994|
|Ekrima Sa'id Sabri (1939–)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem by the ....||October 1994 – July 2006|
|Saudi Arabia||Muhammad ibn Ibrahim Al ash-Sheikh (24 July 1893–3 December 1969||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia by the ....||1953–1969|
|Abd al-Aziz Bin Baz (22 November 1912–13 May 1999)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia by the ....||1992–1999|
|Syria||Ahmed Kuftaro (1915–1 September 2004)||Appointed as Grand Mufti of Syria||26 October 1964 – 1 September 2004|
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- "হাটহাজারী মাদরাসার শিক্ষা পরিচালক মুফতী নূর আহমদ অসুস্থ, দেশবাসীর কাছে দোয়া কামনা আল্লামা বাবুনগরীর". Ekushe Journal News (in Bengali). 12 July 2019. Retrieved 21 March 2020.
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- Zaidi, Hazira Ahmad (14 February 2020). "Kelantan guna pakai fatwa kebangsaan". HM Online (in Malay). Retrieved 18 February 2020.
- "Ahli MAIM – Majlis Agama Islam Melaka (MAIM)". maim.gov.my. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
- Nor, Mohd Helmi Irwadi Mohd (17 March 2019). "Negri mufti wants PUBG online shooting game banned". NST Online. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
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- Bernama (10 January 2020). "Agong: I will strive to unite Malaysians". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
- "Jabatan Mufti Negeri Pahang – MUFTI PAHANG". mufti.pahang.gov.my. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
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- "Seeking divine intervention to fight crime". Borneo Post. 6 December 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
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- "'Merry Christmas' is fine, but avoid being Santa, says mufti". MSN. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
- Hoda Al-Saleh (1 October 2018). مفتي موريتانيا يتحدث للعربية.نت عن "خطر وحظر الإخوان [The Mufti of Mauritania speaks to Al Arabiya about "the danger and banning of the Brotherhood"] (in Arabic). Al Arabiya. Archived from the original on 30 March 2020. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
With these words, the Grand Mufti of Mauritania, Ahmed Ould al-Murabit
- Mufti of New Zealand praises measures taken by the Kingdom to suspend Umrah and visiting visas for countries infected with Coronavirus
- Serbia, RTS, Radio televizija Srbije, Radio Television of. "Sead Nasufović novi reis Islamske zajednice Srbije". rts.rs. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
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- "New Mufti appointed as MUIS sees changes to senior religious leadership". CNA. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
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- Mufti Azam Hind, Maulana Kifayatyullah Shahjahanpuri Thumma Dehlawi (2005 ed.). Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library.
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