His Eminence Dr. Farid Yaqoub Al Miftah
6 March، 2022

Born in 1960 in Bahrain, H.E. Dr. Farid Yaqoub Al Miftah earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees at Saudi Arabia’s Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University. He has served significant positions in the Kingdom of Bahrain, including officer of the Court of Cassation, head of the Sharia Board of Khaleeji Commercial Bank, and deputy director of Salaam Bank’s Sharia Board. His Eminence has also served as Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Bahrain, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Awqaf, a member of Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, and a member of Abdullah bin Khalid College for Islamic Studies’ Board of Trustees. As a member of the Council of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy, H.E. Dr. Farid Yaqoub Al Miftah has represented the Kingdom of Bahrain since April 10, 2007.


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