Shariah Board of Taqwa Islamic Banking Group Bank of Punjab comprises of following members:
1) Muhammad Zahid (Chairperson)
2) Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq Ahmed (Member)
3) Rafey Ashraf Usmani (Member)
4) Muhammad Umar Irfan (Resident Shariah Board Member (RSBM))
Mufti Muhammad Zahid
(Chairman Shariah Board)
Mufti Muhammad Zahid is a renowned personality in the field of Shariah having a long association of 29 years while serving as a teacher in various branches of Islam & Arabic language, Vice President of Jamia Imdadia Faisalabad and member of its Dar-ul-Ifta since 1989.
Mufti Muhammad Zahid is working as General Secretary Centre for Islamic Economics, Faisalabad, Member Regional Focus Group on Islamic Banking State Bank of Pakistan, Member Shariah advisory cell International Islamic University Islamabad, Member Executive Committee International League of Islamic Literature (رابطة الأدب الإسلامي العالمية) Pakistan Chapter, External Examiner for viva-voce of thesis of LLM (M. Phil.), Faculty of Sharia & Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Member Board of Studies Faculty of Sharia & Law (Dep. Islamic Law) International Islamic University Islamabad, Member Ulema Board PIPS (Pak Institute for Peace studies), Member consultancy group Centre for Islamic Business Riphah International University, Chairman of the Shariah Supervisory Committee of Bank of Khyber and Chairman Shariah Board of Askari Bank Limited and Shariah Board Member of MCB-Arif Habib Islamic Fund.
Mufti Muhammad Zahid has authored various publications including (اسلامی بینکاری کی بنیادیں) (translation from English to Urdu of the work of Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani).
Mufti Muhammad Zahid holds Shahadh Al-Alamiyyah (شهادة العالمية ) from Wifaq-ul-Madaris, Al- Arabiyyah Pakistan and Masters Degree in Arabic from International Islamic University, Islamabad.
Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq Ahmed
Member – Shariah Board
Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq Ahmed is a renowned Shariah scholar with proven experience of Islamic Banking and Finance. Dr. Mushtaq has preeminent academic background in Islamic Studies & Islamic Banking and he did his Doctorate (Phd) in Islamic studies/ Shariah with research topic of “Islamic Banking Practices - Shariah Perspective”. He specialized in Fiqh, Iftaa and Shariah from Darul Iftaa Wal Irshaad Karachi Pakistan; he has distinction as Gold Medalist in M.A Islamic Studies (Shariah)/Aalimiyya from Jamia Darul Uloom, Karachi.
He is teaching Shariah and Islamic banking courses since 2006. He has delivered lectures in various national and international programs about Islamic Banking, his research papers on Islamic Banking and Finance and social issues have also been published in international research Journals.
Mufti Rafey Ashraf Usmani
Member – Shariah Board
Mufti Rafey Ashraf Usmani is an eminent Shariah Scholar. Mr. Rafey has strong academic background in Islamic Studies, Islamic Jurisprudence and Islamic Economics. He completed his religious qualifications including Takhassus-fi-Iftaa & Shahdat-ul-Aalimiyah from Jamia Darul Uloom, Karachi.
Mr. Rafey has done his MS Islamic Banking and Finance from University of Management and Technology Lahore (UMT). He is visiting faculty member at different academic institutions including Jamia Ashrafiya Lahore, Jamia Usmania Lahore, Minhaj University Lahore and University of Management and Technology Lahore.
He has delivered several lectures at different forums and has written about more than three thousand Fatawas on different Islamic topics including Islamic Finance and family law.
Mufti Muhammad Umar Irfan
Resident Shariah Board Member
Mufti Muhammad Umar Irfan is a prominent Shariah scholar. Mufti Muhammad Umar Irfan has strong academic back ground in Islamic Studies, Islamic jurisprudence and Business & finance. He completed his religious qualification including Takhassus-fi-Iftaa from Jamia Islamia Imdadia Faisalabad & Shahdat-ul-Aalimiyah from Wifaqul Madaris.
Mr. Umar has done MBA Islamic Business and Finance from Riphah International University Islamabad. He is teaching Shariah and Islamic banking & Finance courses since 2012. He has delivered lectures in various institutions including Jamia Arbiya Oloom Sharfia, Alburhan, and National Institute of Banking and Finance. He has written about more than Seven Hundred Fatawas on different Islamic topics including Zakat, Hajj and Financial Issues.