Collect, Preserve, and Showcase Uganda’s Islamic Heritage.
Uganda Islamic Museum and Research Centre
A Leading Cultural Institution Collecting, Showcasing, and Preserving the Arts, History, Culture and The Rich Heritage That Islam and Muslim Societies Have Brought to the World and, More Importantly, Uganda.
A Reference and Resource Centre for Greater Understanding of Islam in Uganda.
To Support Scientific Research on Islamic History, Civilization, Arts, and Cultural Heritage.
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On the 4th April 2021, old students of Bilal Islamic Institute, the premier Islamic Institute in Uganda, visited Uganda Islamic Museum and Research Center. The group comprised of old boys and girls who had attended Bilal Islamic Institute between 1985 and 1995. They appreciated the work of museum and promised to be part and parcel…
This page traces Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) work and engagements in Uganda. The current Asst. Secretary General of OIC, Dr. Sengendo Ahmed (below), is a Ugandan national. OIC, the largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations with a membership of 57 states spread over four continents, has been supporting Uganda government programs in sectors…
The Jubbah is one of the attractions in the museum. In 2000, a Pakistan bidder offered USD 2 million for to acquire the Jubbah, but Sheikh Jawad preferred to retain it for Uganda Islamic Museum and Research Centre. Originally, the Jubbah belonged to former prominent Koran reciter, Late Sheikh Abdul Basit Abdul Swamadu of Egypt,…