Islamic International was established in 2005 specifically to offer the Islamic Community in New York a traditional Muslim burial service honoring all Islamic laws and traditions.Religious services are overseen by Awad Elsayed Elmatbagi who is the religious director and a managing partner. Our international shipping service includes:Removing the deceased's body from place of death and transporting to our local facility. Removal for females is done by females only Washing and shrouding of body by qualified personnel. Females handled by females only. Providing a wooden casket and a container for shipment. Transporting casketed remains from funeral home to the determined place for Masjid. Transporting casketed remains from Masjid to the airport. Consulate approval and documents. Scheduled flight arrangements. Completion of necessary paperwork. Since it is the Muslim belief to bury the deceased as soon as possible after death, our staff is accustomed to making immediate funeral arrangements for burial usually within 24 hours. We avoid the need for embalming at all costs or any other disturbance to the body of the deceased. If it is absolutely necessary that an autopsy be performed, we stress that it be done with the utmost respect for the dead.