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Dr, Farid Ahmad Piracha Vice President

  1. Dr Farid Ahmad Piracha is fortunate, in that, he comes of a learned family. He was born on 10th November 1949 in Sargodha. His late father Maulana Gulzar Ahmad Muzahri was a renewed theologian, orator and one of the top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami. He founded a high standard educational Institute known as Ulma Academy, at Lahore. The Institute produced religious scholars who bear the stamp of his Character on their personalities. In the circumstances Dr Farid Ahmad Paracha, was raised in a milieu, wherein, he studied the Quran and Hadith and completed his religious studies from a Qasmul Aloom--- a seminary, at Sargodha. Later, he passed Adeeb Arabi and Alam Arabi from Board of Intermediate Lahore which augmented his religious back ground. He passed his LLB examination from University of the Punjab and earned his Master Degree, from the same in 1976.
    He worked for PHD in Islamic Studies and was awarded Doctorate of philosophy in Islamic Studies. Despite his heavy religious and mundane engagements, he worked for Jamiat Talba Arabia(Organization of The Students of Seminars) and Islami jamaiat Talba (A sister Organization of Jamaat-e-islami Pakistan) He was elected President Punjab University student Union for two terms. He had played a significant and historic role in Khatm-e- Nabuwat in 1974 which culminated in declaration of Qadyanis, as non Muslims.
    Then he regularly joined Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan and worked for various social and political organizations. He at present had two educational Institutional Ulma Academy Lahore and Tamir-e- Seerat Model Degree College Lahore. Besides, he is member of WAMY (World Assembly of Muslims Youth a Saudi Arabian based Organization). He has written some books of which the fowling are note worthy; Journey of love (story of pilgrimage) the Whole Globe is ours, (Accounts of travels to Europe and America). And These Distances, These Connections; is a travelogue. A movement, A Revolution is another book he has written.
    He has participated, in scores of Television Programs on various Channels including Geo, ARY, APNA, AAJ, A TV, TV ONE, INDUS, CNN, BUSINES PLUS, AL JAZERA AL ARABIA, Qatar TV , in addition to Radio Pakistan, Radio Quetta, Radio Saudi Arab, BBC (Urdu Service), Radio Chine(Urdu Service)

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