On Sunday, November 26, 2023, a meeting took place between high-level delegations from the Shoura – the Supreme Council of Muslims in Luxembourg – and the Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IZ BiH).
The Shoura delegation, led by its president Jasmin Jahić and the religious leader of Muslims in Luxembourg, Hafiz Hilmija ef. Redžić, also included its vice president Muhamed Ćeman and the general secretary of the Shoura Lukman Aličković.
On the other side, the delegation from IZ BiH was led by the reisu-l-ulema Husein ef. Kavazović, accompanied by Senaid ef. Kobilica, advisor to the reisu-l-ulema for the diaspora, Rifat Fetić, chief of cabinet of the reisu-l-ulema, and Muhamed Jusić, director of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora of the Rijaset of the Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The meeting was organized in the context of the negotiation process and efforts to establish collaboration between the Muslim community in Luxembourg, which has achieved very significant organizational progress over the past two decades, including the establishment of a unique representative body, the Shoura, as well as the official recognition of Islam in Luxembourg in 2015. The Shoura aims to establish formal fraternal relations to enhance cooperation with the official representative bodies of Muslims from other countries. In this context, recognizing the historical foundation, rich tradition, and significant experience of the Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the meeting with its leaders and discussions on topics of mutual interest represent a significant step towards establishing future cooperation.
The meeting took place in a brotherly and constructive atmosphere, expressing the readiness of both sides to organize such constructive exchanges in the future, for the general interest of Islam and Muslims.