Mufti Muhammad Farooq Alwi

    Mufti Muhammad Farooq Alwi

    Imam and Khatib, Jami Masjid, Birmingham

    Mufti Muhammad Farooq Alwi has pursued traditional seminarian studies for 14 years in Pakistan, studying under notable teachers. He has been awarded multiple ʾijāza (highest level of qualification) certifying his proficiency in hadith, tafsir, and issuing religious edicts (fatawa) from Wafaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia, the largest federation of Islamic Seminaries in Pakistan. Mufti has served as an Imam for many years in the UK & Pakistan and has also held the position of Director of the British Sharia Council. In addition to him writing on various contemporary juristic issues, he currently is the head Imam at Jamia Masjid, Birmingham and is a core member of The Centre for Islamic Decrees & Doctrines .