Dr Abduljalil Sajid is a leading British Muslim of Pakistani origin who is at present Imam of Brighton Islamic Mission; Chairman of Muslim Council for Religious and Racial Harmony UK, Chair of Pakistan Welfare Association Sussex
Dr Abduljalil Sajid
Dr Abduljalil Sajid is a leading British Muslim of Pakistani origin who is at present Imam of Brighton Islamic Mission; Chairman of Muslim Council for Religious and Racial Harmony UK, Chair of Pakistan Welfare Association Sussex (PWA), Treasurer of National Association of British Pakistani (NABPAK); Muslim Judge of Muslim Family Court and a Justice of Peace based at Brighton and Hove Bench Secretary/Treasurer of the Sussex Muslim Society Trust Board, Chair of Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) Social Policy, Welfare and Regeneration Committee (1997-2002) and Secretary of the Al-Hijrah Trust.
He is member of Commission on British Muslims and Islamophobia and Imams and Mosques Council UK, an adviser to Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham on matters of faith and cross-culture. He is a member of the International Advisory Council of the Maimonides Foundation, Sir Sternburg Centre's Dialogue Group, Black Jewish Forum and Three-faith Forum. He is Secretary of the Ethnic Minorities Representatives Council (EMRC) and a trustee of Black and Minority Ethnic Community Partnership. He is a Muslim Chaplain at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals and South Downs Health NHS Trusts. He is a Vice-Chair of UK Chapter of World Conference of Religion and Peace (WCRP).
He is an Executive Committee member of World Congress of Faiths (WCF); National Association of SACRES; National Council for the Welfare of Muslim Prisoners (NCWMP) and the Inter-faith Network UK. He was Chair of Brighton and Hove Interfaith Contact Group (IFCG) 1995-2000. He was Chair and Vice Chair of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) 1990-98 and Chair of Citizens Advice Bureaux's (NACAB) Black Workers Group 1991-95. He was Assistant Secretary General of Union of Muslim Organisations (UMO) during 1980-94 and Trustees of Friends of National Association of Citizen Advice Bureaux's (NACAB) and NACAB Council member 1990-94.
He was an Executive Committee member of United Kingdom Immigration Advisory Services (UKIAS) during 1978-1995. He was an Executive Committee member of the Federation of Students Islamic Societies (FOSIS) and President of Students Islamic Society at London School of Economics 1977-80. He is the founding member of the Standing Conference of Jews, Christian and Muslims in Europe (JCM). He is a consultant to a number of statutory and voluntary agencies on race, multi-cultural and religious issues. His special interests include Freedom, Human Rights, Morality, social justice, Inter-faith dialogue, Equality and responsibility. He opposes and campaigns against all forms of discrimination and oppression. In short Imam Dr. Sajid is a pre-eminent Muslim scholar, thinker, speaker, educator and mentor. His ideas are some of the most advanced in Muslim search for meaningful interpretation of Islam in the 21st Century.