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Roles & Functions

The role of Muis is to see that the many and varied interests of Singapore's Muslim community are looked after. In this regard Muis is responsible for the promotion of religious, social, educational, economic and cultural activities in accordance with the principles and traditions of Islam as enshrined in the Holy Quran and Sunnah.

 The principal functions of Muis are as follows:

  • Administration of zakat, wakaf (endowment), pilgrimage affairs, halal certification and da'wah activities 
  • Construction and administration of mosques development and management 
  • Administration of Madrasah and Islamic education 
  • Issuance of fatwas (religious rulings) 
  • Provision of financial relief to poor and needy Muslims 
  • Provision of developmental grants to organisations