Kuwait Civil Servant Chairman at Amsterdam’s Blue Mosque

28 May 2013


Newspaper Het Parool has reported that Mutlaq Alqarawi, a civil servant from the Ministry of Religious Affairs in Kuwait, has been appointed board chairman of the Blue Mosque in Amsterdam. He has been registered at the Chamber of Commerce as chairman of Europe Trust Nederland, the owner of the building which runs the mosque. Het Parool obtained minutes from a board meeting in August in which Alqarawi is named as mosque chairman. In the same minutes, Alqarawi pressed for the recruitment of Dutch converts to Islam.


FIOE Starts Youth and Student Organization in Netherlands

A Dutch member organization of the Federation of Islamic Organizations in Europe (FIOE) has established a new youth and student organization. The FIOE, which represents the Muslim Brotherhood in Europe, is led in the Netherlands by Yahia Bouyafa, who is also the head of the Europe Trust Nederland. The first meeting of the new organization is to be held March 20, 2010.