RSE – Relationships and Sex Education in Primary Schools

RSE – Relationships and Sex Education in Primary Schools The guidelines for the teaching of Relationship & Sex Education (RSE) are being changed the by the Department for Education following consultation and calls for evidence. The effect of such change is that: Relationship Education will be taught as standard in all primary schools in England […]


Ramadan Iftar at the FCO with Foreign Secretary

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office hosted a Big Iftar event, inviting faith and political leaders. The Foreign Secretary RT Hon Jeremy Hunt, and the Minister of State for the COmmonwealth and the UN, Lord Tariq Ahmad, co hosted the Iftar at the FCO celebrating diversity of faith; praying for peace. Imam Qari Asim, Chair of […]


European Elections: Vote For YOUR Future!

The Mosques & Imams National Advisory Board has asked mosques to urge their congregations to fully participate in the European Elections and not let Brexit fatigue or apathy get in the way of exercising their democratic right. Chair of MINAB, Imam Qari Asim, said: The EU referendum has shown that our society is more fractured […]


Ramadan 2019

Assalamu Alaikum/Peace be upon you,   As we enter into the holy month of Ramadan, on behalf of MINAB’s staff and trustees, we wish you a Ramadan kareem. During this Ramadan let us get closer to our Creator, Allah (SWT), through good words and actions. This is a time to refocus our life on remembering […]


Sri Lanka attacks: An attack on all worshippers of all faiths

        On Sunday the 21st of April,  during the Easter weekend, a horrific series of coordinated were aimed at Sri Lankan hotels and churches filled with worshippers during Easter Sunday. These disgraceful attacks claimed the lives of more than 290 innocent holiday goers and worshippers and left hundreds more injured. The broader […]


Imam Qari Asim’s statement on Shamima Begum

Imam Qari Asim MBE, Chairman of MINAB has released a statement below in light of the recent decision by the Home Secretary Sajid Javid to strip Shamima Begum, the bride who ran away in 2014 to Daesh, of her British citizenship. “Shamima Begum made a dangerous and damaging decision to join Daesh’s now failing state; […]


British Shia & Sunni Scholars visit holy sites in Iraq to promote understanding

  In Baghdad there exists two neighbourhoods that sit on opposite sides of the river Tigris, connected by the Aa’mah bridge over the river Tigris. These two neighbourhoods both have holy sites for Shias and Sunnis. In the Shia majority Kazmiah there lies two graves of Musa al-Kadhim and his grandson, Muhammad al-Jawad ibn Ali al-Ridha. And in Azamiyyah lies […]