The first meeting of the International Scientific Board of the Imam Maturidi International Scientific Research Center at the International Islamic Academy of Uzbekistan (Tashkent) was held online on 17 March 2021. The Board is chaired by the Chairman of the Muslim Board of Uzbekistan, Mufti Usmankhan Alimov. The meeting discussed and elaborated upon the guidelines towards achieving the Center’s objectives and implementing its future activities.
The Center aims raise awareness of the international and academic community about the life and the rich scientific and spiritual heritage of Abu Mansur Maturidi and his followers and to promote moderate teachings in the Islamic world.
Among the members of the International Scientific Board are representatives from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Tatarstan (Russian Federation), Turkey, Uzbekistan. IRCICA, a subsidiary organ of the OIC, and ICESCO, a specialized organ of the OIC, are members of the Board of Imam Maturidi Center. IRCICA was represented at the Board meeting by Prof. Dr. Ashirbek Muminov, Head of Research and Publications, IRCICA.