17 05, 2023

Memories (Episode 56)


Memories (Episode 56) Association With HSBC After Citibank, another world-famous bank Hong Kong Shanghai Bank (which is famously known as HSBC) contacted me. It also established an interest-free branch, and appointed our friend Mr Iqbal Ahmad Khan as its head. [...]

20 04, 2023

Memories (Episode 55)


Memories (Episode 55) A Discussion With the Shariah Board of Dar Al-Maal Al-Islami Anyway! Faysal Bank was the first financial institute with which I was associated. Later, I observed several flaws in the mode of operation of Maṣraf Faysal, some [...]

15 03, 2023

Memories (Episode 54)


Memories (Episode 54) Practical and Literary Endeavours Towards Eradicating Interest Since childhood, I would observe my respected father (may his secret be sanctified) not only detesting and shunning the interest-based system of banking, he would also endeavour towards ridding it [...]

15 02, 2023

Memories (Episode 53)


Memories (Episode 53) Anyway! By working in the Islamic Fiqh Academy, I realized the importance of this organization. Today it is regarded as a highly esteemed organization all over the Islamic world and people of knowledge regard its resolutions as [...]

10 02, 2023

Memories (Episode 52)


Memories (Episode 52) It was manifestly observed in conferences held in Arab countries that non-Arabs would be given very few opportunities to speak, and even if they were given an opportunity, they would seldom be listened to with attention. I [...]

25 01, 2023

Memories (Episode 51)


Memories (Episode 51) Two Trips to Review the Laws in Sudan Sudan’s President Numairi had implemented Islamic laws towards the end of his regime in 1983, in which he implemented several of the Hadd laws and abolished ribā (interest). However, [...]

20 01, 2023

Memories (Episode 50)


Memories (Episode 50) Second Trip to Cape Town for the Mirzai Case With respect to the case in Cape Town that I mentioned before, the Court had rescinded the prohibitory injunction and ruled in favour of the Muslims, after which [...]

28 12, 2022

Memories (Episode 49)


Memories (Episode 49) A Few Miscellaneous Incidents I remained affiliated with the Supreme Court for almost seventeen years. During this time, many instructional or interesting incidents occurred. The heart desires to relate a few of them. As judges of the [...]

22 12, 2022

Memories (Episode 48)


Memories (Episode 48) Judgement on Family Laws I have written before that among the laws that the Constitution had declared to be out of the jurisdiction of the Federal Shariat Court was the “Muslim Personal Law” (i.e. the personal laws [...]

25 11, 2022

Memories (Episode 47)


Memories (Episode 47) With respect to laws related to Agricultural Reforms, prior to our joining the Federal Shariat Court, the late Justice Aftab had issued a verdict that the Constitution had granted protection to these laws and that they were [...]

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