The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD) is an agency of the government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
It was founded in 1969. The Department was originally known as the Department of Awqaf, and it was responsible for awqaf (in Islamic law, a religious endowment). Subsequently Islamic affairs were added to the department's responsibilities.
"Oct 15 first day of Eid Al Adha... Holidays from Oct 14?". Emirates 24 7. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013. Eid Al Adha holidays in October are to begin, according to Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai (Iacad), on Monday, October 14 - the Waqfat Arafat day.
"Dubai Islamic Economy Strategy built on 7 pillars". Gulf News. Zawya. 6 October 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013. Dr Hamad Al Shibani, Committee Member and Director General of the Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department, said that the committee set up a supreme commission for Islamic standards to review the current state of the standard for the Halal products.