UAE launches fatwa council

UAE fatwa council approved in Cabinet meeting. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/Dubai Media Office)

The creation of a UAE fatwa council has been approved during a Cabinet meeting in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

According to the Government of Dubai Media Office, the UAE fatwa council will work towards issuing Islamic rulings at the request of government entities, institutions and the public, and it will provide training aimed at eradicating extremism.

Also, the Cabinet meeting approved the formation of the Higher Sharia Board for Banking and Finance as well as a national policy for promoting mental health by improving services and public awareness.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54