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The General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (GAIAE) is an independent legal authority which reports directly to the Cabinet. GAIAE is the UAE’s leading institution to promote social awareness and progress on the basis of the tolerant teachings of Islam. Its mission lies in enhancing religious awareness through building and maintaining mosques and Quran Memorisation Centres, organising Hajj and Umrah visits and investing awqaf (religious endowments) for the good of society.

The responsibilities of GAIAE include:

 ✓ Offer religious guidance in the UAE to instil the principles of moderation in Islam 
 ✓ Spread Islamic culture and enhance religious awareness 
 ✓ Manage and supervise mosques
 ✓ Provide Iftaa (Islamic Ruling)
 ✓ Organise Hajj and Umrah
 ✓ Hold conferences, seminars, festivities and religious contests
 ✓ Print and distribute copies of the Holy Quran
 ✓ Supervise Quran Memorisation and Religious Centres
 ✓ Review religious publications and DVDs
 ✓ Train Imams and preachers
 ✓ Grant work permits to imams and preachers
 ✓ Grant work permits to religious centres and Hajj and Umrah groups
 ✓ Supervise and invest awqaf assigned to GAIAE
 ✓ Promote the tradition of waqf for the cause of Allah and the benefit of society 

For more information about the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, visit the website of the Authority.

Authority’s Office in Ras Al Khaimah

Al Qawasim Corniche Street, near ADNOC station 
Opposite the Court - next to Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Phone: 07 2332329
Fax: 07 2336337
PO Box: 355

 

 

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