Dr Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi
India Imam Organization is the legitimate voice of the half a million
Imams of India who happens to be the religious and spiritual guide
of two hundred ten Million Indian Muslims. AIIO is recognized in
that capacity and role both at the national and international level.
This is the largest Imam Organization in the world and is so uniquely
placed that prominent national and global bodies belonging to all
walks of life utilize its services. Indian Muslims too are most
uniquely placed because they are the only Muslim in the world who
are naturally groomed in a cosmopolitan environment. In that capacity
this remains the untapped treasure of humanity, which is yet to
make good of us. However, we in AIOIM are doing everything that
our resources permit us.
Most recently, Dr Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi has been awarded
Doctorate of Philosophy by Desh Bhagt University, Punjab (INDIA)
which happens to be one of the most prestigious Universities among
private Indian Universities. This is a rare distinction, which for
the first time in the post India history that an Imam of Mosque
has been honoured by the highest seat of learning. It is indeed
recognition of the multi-dimensional services that the Chief Imam
is rendering for the good of the nation, community and the global
Upon recommendations of the Executive Council, International Organization
for Educational Development - IOED Mission for the Educational Development
and Economic Cooperation International Convention of Vienna on 18th
April 1961& 24th April 1963 concerning Diplomatic and Consular
Relations Dr Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi has been nominated as
Lieutenant Governor to the Middle East Continent for IOED to
represent the IOED in your region. The nomination to the Executive
Council is purely honorary basis. It is a rare distinction granted
to an Imam of Mosque, which is being rightly, describes as a proud
moment for the community of Imams of India and the world.
Dr Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi is the global
face of the Imam Organization and therefore, represent it at all
the international forums of religion, spirituality and interfaith
He extensively travels within and outside India. Most of the prominent
world bodies approach him for guidance on issues relating to Islam
and Muslims. He is well versed in Islamic Jurisprudence and his
opinions in relevant circles are regarded as being authentic and
trustworthy. He is one of the few Islamic scholars who hold very
candid and vocal position on extremism and terrorism in whatever
form it exists. By nature he is a rationalist and is being guided
by reason and wisdom even in the most provocative situations.
Dr Imam Ilyasi is a credible name in the world of religion and therefore
he is actively engaged in conflict resolution in India and abroad.
In conflicts like Palestine-Israel and Arab-Israel his services
are just commendable.
Through his dynamic leadership he is guiding the Muslim community
around the world on scientific lines. He is known for taking positions
in situations where most of the people prefer escapism. His convictions
guide his actions.
His personal relations with the top religious leadership of all
the major religions at the national and international level are
another asset that helps in building the bridges of understanding
In brief he is a man to deal with in the present difficult order.
His commitment to peace, interfaith harmony and dialogue between
civilizations should not leave anybody in doubt when it comes to
trusting his credentials. He is the hope for today and tomorrow.
Dr Imam Ilyasi has received hundreds of national
and international awards for contribution towards peace and harmony.
All India Imam Organization is the largest Imam Organization in
the World, the largest Muslim Organization in India, Half a million
Imams are its members, its connectivity is global. Participates
in major global peace & interfaith initiatives. It is engaged
with major Religious & Spiritual organizations in India. Engaged
with Palestinian & Jewish Religious and Political leadership.
Its major engagements: Launching of Global Imam Organization with
its headquarters at London, United Kingdom. Collaboration in Inter-faith
events with Inter Faith Harmony Foundation of India. Engagements
in peace initiatives; SAARC, Middle East, Indo-Pak relations, Muslims
& the West, USA, UK, Holland, Australia Indonesia, Malaysia
Subjects of priority: Global Warming, Extremism, Militancy &
Terrorism, Health & Education, Religious Reforms, Spiritual
awakening, Interfaith harmony through interfaith dialogue, Modernization
of Madarsa Education, Training of Imams of Mosques, Preparation
of moderate Islamic literature, Conflict Resolution.