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Imam Dr. Abdul Jalil Sajid

Dr Sajid is an Islamic scholar and a political scientist.  He combines the devout  knowledge and practice of his religious faith with an active social and political role in his own faith community and society at large.  His roles as a member of the Central Working Committee of Great Britain and Vice Chair of the UK Chapter of the World Conference of Religions for Peace offer ample opportunity for the exercise of his expertise.


b. 1947, Rajanpur, India
Education: Islam University, Multan, Punjab, BA Arabic & Islamic Studies
                                                   MA  Political Science
London School of Economics, Phd in Political Science
Major roles include: Member of Central Working Committee of the Muslim Council of Britain
Chair of Muslim C of B Social Policy, Welfare & Regeneration Committee
Vice Chair, UK Chapter of the World Conference of Religions for Peace
Other roles include: Imam of the Brighton Islamic Mission
Justice of the Peace
Member of Board of Visitors, Wormwood Scrubs
Achievements include: Reputation as the "Bridgebuilding Imam" for his work among faith communities in Brighton
Selected to advise Tony Blair post Sept. 11th


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