Pashazade is not only the Grand Mufti of Azerbaijan, but also the mufti, by election, of the whole Caucasus region. Pashazade is also the world’s only Sunni-Shia Grand Mufti, giving each group fatwas according to their relevant madhab, reflecting Azerbaijan’s Sunni-Shia mix. He co-chaired the World Summit of Religious Leaders, held in Azerbaijan in April 2010.
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