MUSTAFA EF. JUSUFSPAHIC – Member of the Association’s Management Board

He was born in Belgrade in 1970.

He finished Elementary School "Petar II Petrovic Njegos" in Belgrade and High School of Theology " Gazi Husref-bey's Madrasah " in Sarajevo.

In 1997, he graduated theology at "Al-Azhar" University in Cairo, Egypt. At the same time, he obtained IELTS degree at the British Council and finished two years of business management. He achieved a high level of proficiency in English language at the Kensington Institute in London.

He was an Imam at Bajrakli Mosque in Belgrade and the Chief Imam in Nis region.

In 2000, as the youngest pilgrim, he led a group of twenty-five pilgrims from Serbia to Saudi Arabia, as honoured guests of King Fahd. WAMY (World Assembly of Muslim Youth) appointed him its representative and president of Muslim Youth in Serbia.

He was the chief editor of "Selam" magazine of the Islamic Community of Serbia. He worked on translations of Islamic works from Arabic and English. He improved and enhanced the work of the publishing activities of the Islamic Community of Serbia. He wrote, "How to celebrate Ramadan," "Halal standard of Serbia" and "Miracles of Qur'an."

He teaches Kiraet (proper recitation of the Qur'an) and English Language at the first Belgrade madrassa.

Accompanied by the Mufti of Belgrade, he attended many world multi-religious and Islamic conferences and meetings.

He was the member of the Commission for the Truth and Reconciliation, at the suggestion of the President of the FRY.

In 2005, he participated in the State Department's "Programme for the Future Muslim Leaders of Europe" at the suggestion of the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade.

Since 2008 by the decision of the Islamic Community of Serbia, he has been the General Manager of Halal Agency Serbia for certification of Halal quality.

Married to Azra, has a daughter Nora and a son Omar.

He speaks Arabic and English.

Member of the Association since 2011.

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