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Mufti Muhammad Umer Aabbasi

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Mufti Muhammad Umer Aabbasi

Mufti Umer Abbasi is the head of Darul Iftaa at ICC and is also a teacher of Fiqh and Usul-al-Fiqh. He hails from Murree, Pakistan where he first embarked on a path of seeking sacred Knowledge, by memorizing the Quran at Madarasa Subhania, Murree in 2003.

Thereafter, he undertook an extensive 11-years of Alamiyyah program at the renowned Institute of Islamic Sciences in Islamabad, graduating with a bronze medal for top rank. He also completed his B.A. alongside his Alamiyyah from the University of Punjab in 2013 and B.Ed. from Allama Iqbal Open University in 2014. His thirst for Islamic knowledge led him to enroll in Jamia tur Rasheed in Karachi in the 3-year advanced Ifta program, specializing in Islamic Commercial law and management sciences.
With a particular focus in finance, Mufti Umer then graduated from Karachi University with an MBA.
His career journey as Mufti and scholar began at his alma mater, Jamia tur Rasheed in Karachi where he served as assistant Mufti and Teacher for 4 years. Additionally, mufti Umer studied Islamic Law of Contracts and Fiqh-ul-Muamlaat in 2018 from one of the best universities of the Muslim world, INCEIF, Malaysia.
He also attained a Masters in Islamic Banking and Finance from the reputable IBA university, Karachi, graduating in 2021 with merit scholarship.

As a Director of Department, he served Shariah Consultancy Services for Trade and Finance for 3 years during 2017-2020. His extensive experience also includes conducting numerous short courses on Islamic Trade and Finance in various universities across Pakistan.

In 2020, Mufti Umer Abbasi moved to US and worked as a Quran and Hadith teacher at Peace Children Academy in Brooklyn, NY. He also served as imam and Khateeb at masjid Quba in Brooklyn, NY.
Since 2021, he has been serving at the ICC as a Mufti on board for the Fatwa center and teaching Fiqh and Usul al Fiqh. May Allah continue to enable him to serve His Deen in the West as he had been in the East. Ameen