Kavazovic, Husein

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Kavazovic, Husein

Source of Influence: Administration of Religious Affairs

Status: Featured in current year

Husein Kavazovic has been the 14th Raisu-l-ulama – the Grand Mufti of Bosnia since 2012. Kavazovic had pushed for cooperation with other religious communities and a wider “incorporation of women into the work of the Islamic religious community”. His sphere of influence is mainly with Bosniak Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina, around 2.5 million, as well the Bosniak diaspora, approximately 1.5 million. He speaks Bosnian, Arabic and English.