Wafaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia, Pakistan

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Wafaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia, Pakistan (Urdu: وفاق المدارس العربیہ), its board was founded in 1959.It is the largest federation of Islamic Seminaries around the world. More than 10,000 Seminaries and about 8,000 Iqra Schools across the Islamic Republic of Pakistan are affiliated with the federation. It controls all the seminaries which are run by Deoband School of thought. A renowned Hanafi Scholar Maulana Dr Abdur Razzaq Iskander is the president and Qari Muhammad Hanif Jalandhari is general sectary of the federation. The head office of Wafaq ul Madaris is situated in Multan.[1]

Wafaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia, Pakistan
وفاق المدارس العربیہ
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Mottoرَبِّ زدْنيِ عِلْماً (Arabic)
TypeIslamic seminaries Board Of Islamic School
Established19 October 1959
AffiliationSunni Islam Hanafi Deobandi
PresidentAbdur Razzaq Iskander
Location, ,
WebsiteOfficial Website


The functions of Wifaq ul Madaris Al Arabic Pakistan are the registration of seminaries, creation of syllabus, checking standard of education, arrangement of examination and issuance of degrees.[2]

Current PresidentEdit

Maulana Dr. Abdul Razzaq Iskander (Chancellor of Jamia Uloom-e-Islamia) selected as the President of Wifaq ul Madaris on 05 October 2017 after the demise of Maulana Saleem Ullah Khan. [3]


  • Maulana Shamsul Haq Afghani (19 October 1959 - 12 January 1963)
  • Maulana Khair Muhammad Jalandhari (12 January 1963 - 22 October 1970)
  • Sayyed Yousef Banuri (30 May 1973 - 17 October 1977)
  • Mufti Mahmud (15 May 1978 - 14 October 1980)
  • Maulana Muhammad Idrees Mirti (30 November 1980 - 1988)
  • Maulana Saleemullah Khan (8 June 1989 - 15 January 2017)
  • Maulana Dr. Abdul Razzaq Iskander (5 October 2017 - present)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Govt claims accord on seminaries' regulation". Dawn. Retrieved 3 July 2010.
  2. ^ [1] Official Website, 23 October 2007
  3. ^ [2]

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