FAQ

Note: Please be advised that Fatwa-related queries will not be answered here as there is a section dedicated for answering religious inquiries.



You can know the prayer times via the service available on Awqaf’s smart App.
You can submit the request (plant the mosque’s tree) or (trim trees of the mosque’s garden) via the Awqaf’s App or via a barcode scanner available on boards outside the mosques that will take you to the service.
You can make the report of a waste of the ablution water via the Awqaf’s App or via a barcode scanner available on boards outside the mosques that will take you to the service.
You can access the ‘search for the nearest mosque’ service available on Awqaf’s smart Application.
You can access the ‘make a report’ service and select the service ‘empty the Islamic publications container’ via the smart App or barcode scanner available on boards outside the mosques.
You can access the ‘make a report’ service and select the type of the report (maintenance, cleaning, repair of a malfunction, etc.) via the Awqaf’s smart App or via barcode scanner available on boards outside the mosques.
We do not post all the fatawas relating to your inquiries for several reasons; some of them are confidential, while others are repeated, and the rest might be complicated and therefore require more time to issue the relevant fatawas
We apologize for the delay. Please note that any fatwa goes through a long process of assigning it to a mufti, drafting, reviewing, editing it and getting the final approval.
You can start the process by filling out the donation form and clicking on for donation and awqaf click here. The department in charge will contact you later to finalize the donation.
Yes, they can be given away to individuals or to Ministries and Authorities dealing in Islamic affairs and endowments.
Right upon receiving the final draft which usually takes place before the weekend.
GAIAE does provide Islamic books aiming at enhancing religious awareness, and shedding light on Islamic culture.
GAIAE is the UAE leading authority in Islamic religious guidance; its main objectives are to enhance religious awareness, to instill the Islamic principle of moderation and to bring to light Islamic culture. Its responsibilities include administering and supervising mosques, providing Shariah compliant fatawas (Islamic ruling), organizing Hajj and Umrah affairs, conducting religious conferences, seminars, festivities and contests, in addition to printing and distributing copies of the Holy Quran. Further, GAIAE supervises the Quran memorization centers and the religious institutes. It also reviews new religious publications and DVDs, trains imams and preachers, and grants them work permits. GAIAE also issues work permits for religious institutes and Hajj and Umrah organizers. Its responsibilities also include administering the religious endowments entrusted to it, and increasing its investment revenues. GAIAE promotes the tradition of religious endowment (waqf) for its positive contribution to society.
Awqaf advertises on regular basis all of its events and activities on its website. It also posts a detailed schedule of the lectures by Scholars, the Guests of HH the UAE President, during the holy month of Ramadan. Information includes names of lecturers, date and time of lectures as well as venues. Please see the event section on the Arabic Website
The General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments introduced an e-service on its website called Careers. It is designed for receiving online application and announcing for existing job vacancies. It is available on its home page.
You can contact the editorial board at PO Box: 2922, the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, Abu Dhabi, UAE, or via email: manarislam@gmail.com. You can also keep in touch with the magazine via phone by calling (00971)26143666 or fax: (00971) 26212484.
To publish at Manar Al Islam, you are advised to contact the editorial board in the name of the managing editor at PO Box: 2922, the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, Abu Dhabi, UAE, or via email: manarislam@gmail.com. You can also keep in touch with the magazine via phone by calling (00971)26143666 or fax: (00971) 26212484.
Please visit the following link http://awqaf.gov.ae/ar/newsletter on our website and provide your email as required. Please make sure your email is correct.
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