Muhammad Muneeb-ur-Rehman

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Muḥammad Munīb-ur-Rehmān (Urdu: محمد منیب الرحمٰن‎; born 8 February 1945) is a Pakistani Muslim cleric and the current Grand Mufti of Pakistan.[2]

Muhammad Muneeb-ur-Rehman
TitleMufti
Personal
Born (1945-02-08) 8 February 1945 (age 74)
ReligionIslam
DenominationSunni
JurisprudenceHanafi[1]
CreedMaturidi
Alma materDarul 'Uloom Amjadia

Life and educationEdit

Muneeb-ur-Rehman was born on 8 February 1945. He completed his Masters in Islamic Studies. Besides doing Bachelors in Law and Education, he also received education in Arabic Languages. He completed Darul Uloom Amjadia (in Islamic theology and jurisprudence).[3]

Muneeb-ur-Rehman serves as a member board of studies Federal Government Urdu University and Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi. He was a member of the Pakistani delegation which visited the UK in February – March 2006 to gain firsthand knowledge as to how Madrassas and Islamic schools operate within a state-regulated system in the UK. He has also attended a number of international conferences in the USA, UK, Norway, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and so many other countries.[4]

Call to sack Information Minister of PakistanEdit

Munib-ur-Rehman called for the removal of Pakistani Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid from his office and demanded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to take immediate action against him.[5]

ControversyEdit

In December 1999, Mohammed Yousuf Qureshi, a member of the committee from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, accused Muneeb-ur-Rehman and Naeemi[clarification needed] of distrusting testimonies from his home province to make a hasty announcement that the new moon had not been sighted anywhere in the country..[6] Peshawar has always remained a controversial place when it comes to moon sighting,[7] Ruet-i-Hilal is a national organization but it is not accepted by the locals and they prefer decisions made by local cleric who does not consider providing proofs or justification for those decisions.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman. "Kitab Ul Fiqh / کتاب الفقہ" – via Internet Archive.
  2. ^ "مفتی اعظم پاکستان مفتی منیب الرحمان کا تحریک لبیک پاکستان کے قائدین سے لاتعلقی کا اعلان". Nawa-i-Waqt (in Urdu). 2018-04-11.
  3. ^ Hussain, Abid (July 17, 2015). "Moon gazing — Profile of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman". Herald Magazine.
  4. ^ Hussain, Abid (2015-07-17). "Moon gazing". Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  5. ^ "Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman demands removal of Pervaiz Rashid from his office".
  6. ^ Abid Hussain (2015-07-17). "Moon gazing". Daily Dawn.
  7. ^ "Samma local TV". Samma TV.

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