Shariah Supervisory Committee
Md. Anwar Hosain Molla
Dr. Md. Anwar Hosain Molla is a highly recognized scholar in Islamic fiqh and jurisprudence. He is an advisor to numerous other Islamic financial institutions. He holds a Ph.D. in “Micro-credit and zakat in alleviation of poverty: a comparative analysis under department of Da’wah and Islamic Studies” from Islamic University. He also studied Arabic language and Islamic culture from King Saud University, Riyadh where he was awarded Gold Medal for his outstanding academic record.
Dr. Anwar is currently the principal of Uttar Badda Islamia Kamil Madrasa and an adjunct faculty of Manarat International University. He teaches Hadith Arabic, Aqidah, Fiqh and Islamic Studies. He has authored numerous books and articles in his field. He has also translated the Holy Quran into Bengali.
Moulana Md. Zainul Abedin
Moulana Md. Zainul Abedin has vast experience in Islamic financial jurisprudence and serving many Islamic finance institutions as Shari`ah advisor for long. He graduated from Dhaka University in Islamic Studies. He served as the vice-chairman of a reputed Islamic Bank in Bangladesh and as a principal of Tamirul Millat kamil Madrasah. He is also a Muhaddis. He was awarded as the best teacher by the Honorable Prime Minister, People's Republic of Bangladesh.
Dr. ANM Rafiqur Rahman
Dr. Abu Noman Md. Rafiqur Rahman is a Professor and Chairman of the department of Islamic Studies, Bangladesh Islami University. He teaches Aqidah, Islamic law and legal proceedings. He is a muhaddis (expert in Hadith) and an expert Shari`ah advisor. He is also a Shari`ah advisor to several Islamic banks and Islamic insurance companies. Dr. Abu Noman is a member of Fiqh Committee of Central Shari`ah Board for Islamic Banks of Bangladesh.
He obtained his Ph.D in Islamic studies from Islami University, Kushtia and completed his bachelor’s degree in Da’wa and Usuluddin from The Islamic University of Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He was awarded gold medal by His Excellency King Fahad Bin Abdul Aziz (R.) in the year 1980. He has authored many books and articles in his field.
Md. Fariduddin Ahmed
Md. Fariduddin Ahmed is considered one of the pioneers of the development of Islamic banking in Bangladesh. He has blended knowledge in Shari`ah and economics. He teaches Islamic Banking in various organizations and he is an honorable member of Fiqh committee in The Central Shari`ah Board for Islamic Banks of Bangladesh. Mr. Fariduddin Ahmed was associated with the establishment of Jaiz Bank Plc in Nigeria. He was instrumental in designing implementing Shari`ah Manuals for many Islami banks.
He was bestowed with the 'Central Shari`ah Board Islamic Banking Award' for outstanding contribution to the establishment, growth and development of Islamic Banking. Apart from that, he was awarded Nawab Sir Salimullah gold medal for his remarkable contribution to the establishment, growth and development of Islamic Banking in Bangladesh.
Dr. Muhammad Yousuf Ibn Hossain
Dr. Muhammad Yousuf is a Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Dhaka. He obtained his Ph.D degree in social security in Islam. He has extensive knowledge of Fiqh and Islamic Jurisprudence. Besides City Bank, he is also a member of Sharia’h supervisory boards (SSB) for other renowned organizations. He published numerous scholarly articles in local and international journals.
Dr. Muhammad Obaidullah
Dr. Muhammad Obaidullah received his Ph.D in Usuluddin and Comparative Religion from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He is working as an Associate Professor & Head of the Department of Islamic Studies, Manarat International University. He has extensive knowledge in Fiqh Muamalat, Da’wah Islamic Jurisprudence and he teaches Aqidah, Ethics and World Religion. He has published numerous books and research articles in national and international journals.
Moulana Shah Mohammad Wali Ullah
Shah Mohammad Wali Ullah is a renowned scholar and expert in Fiqh, Tafseer and Hadith. He completed his higher studies in Da’wah & Fatwah from Al-Azhar University, Egypt. He is a member of the Shari`ah Advisory Committee of Bangladesh Bank, a member of group working committee of AAOIFI (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions, Kingdom of Bahrain) and also a Fiqh Committee member of CSBIB (Central Shariah Board for Islamic Banks of Bangladesh).
He is serving as Shari`ah Advisor to several banks and Islamic insurance companies. Currently, he is working as the Pesh Imam-Khatib and Principle of Baitus Suzud Jame Masjid Madrasha Complex, Dhaka. He has written several books, and many of his writings have been published in different newspapers, journals & magazines.
Advocate Hosain Md Shafiqur Rahman
Advocate Hosain Md Shafiqur Rahman is a practicing advocate at Dhaka Judge Court. He is well-versed in Islamic jurisprudential doctrines. He has vast experience in financial transaction, mortgages, contracts and debt default. He serves as a legal advisor to several organizations. Earlier, he was the executive director at Islamic law research and legal aid center.