Imam Muhammed Shoyab Mehtar is the ICCV Imam and Religious Director since February, 2019. Before joining ICCV, he served as the Imam of the Islamic Society of Greater Salt Lake Masjid in Salt Lake City, Utah for the past 11 years. Imam Muhammed Shoayb Mehtar has an extensive Islamic studies education from Darul-uloom, South Africa. He is a Hafidth al Quran. He has translated Quran and has experience in doing Fiqh workshops. In addition to being an Islamic scholar, he also has a degree in “Speech and Communication” with emphasis in interpersonal communication, rhetorical studies and organizational behavior and management from CSU Long Beach California. He represented Muslims of Salt Lake very well for over a decade including at many interfaith events for which he was honored by Governor of Utah, Gary Herbert.
Imam Muhammed through his passionate writings and speeches, has contributed immensely to the discussion of issues relating to Muslims in the West, the need for continued interfaith dialogue, personal and social reforms, social justice and protecting the environment. His various interviews and lectures on TV and radio can be found online: www.knowyourdeen.com .
During his farewell event, he was interviewed by Deseret newspaper, one of the largest newspapers of Utah. You may read the published article by going to the following link:
Its is our privilege to have Muhammed Shoayb Mehtar as our full time Imam at ICCV. Please join us in welcoming him to ICCV Community.