Fatwaa ID: 637
Recently I heard a nukah was going to be performed by a female – ( Sheikha) .
Can Mufti pleased advise and inform us the correct Sharia ruling.
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
A nikaah officiated by a female is valid. It goes without saying that the laws of hijaab and inter-gender interactions must be in place.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
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