Abdulkorizada, HE Saidmukarram
Source of Influence: Administration of Religious Affairs
Status: Featured in current year
Saidmukarram Abdulkodirzoda is the state-selected Grand Mufti and thus head of Tajikistan’s Muslims, most of whom are Sunni following the Hanafi school of law, and the Naqshbandi spiritual path. They belong to the Persian-speaking Tajik ethnic group, who share language, culture and history with Afghanistan and Iran.