North Macedonia: Islamic Religious Community dismisses leader Reis Sulejman Rexhepi

North Macedonia: Islamic Religious Community dismisses leader Reis Sulejman Rexhepi

The head of the Islamic Religious Community of North Macedonia, Sulejman Rexhepi, was unexpectedly fired today after a decision by Riyaset, the body of the Muftis. The decision was taken by a two-thirds majority.

“We have unanimously decided to remove Suleiman Efendi Rexhepi from the post of President of the Islamic Religious Community. This decision will take effect from the moment of its issuance”, said the Mufti of Gostivar Hafir Shakir Heiti following an extraordinary meeting of the Riyaset of the Islamic Religious Community of North Macedonia.

Mufti Hafir will serve as leader until the election of the new director of the Islamic Religious Community./ibna