Pashazade is the Grand Mufti of Azerbaijan, the elected mufti of the Caucasus region, and the chairman of the Religious Council of the Caucus. Pashazade is also the world’s only Sunni-Shia Grand Mufti, giving each group fatwas according to their madhab, reflecting Azerbaijan’s Sunni-Shia mix. He co-chaired the World Summit of Religious Leaders, held in Azerbaijan in April 2010. He has been spear-heading Azerbaijan’s initiatives of promoting dialogue between faiths within the region and internationally.
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