Zakat Advisory Board

Zakat Advisory Board


This Board consists of Ulema, Muftis and experts on matters of Islamic Finance. The Board shall interpret the principles of Zakat and give its decisions relating to the collection and disbursement of Zakat funds or their deployment or investment.


Maulana Mohammad Faroghul Quadri

Secretary General, The World Islamic Mission - Glasgow (U.K.)

Maulana Mohammad Faroghul Quadri studied at Glasgow Caledonian University.

He is the Secretary General of The World Islamic Mission in Glasgow, U.K.

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Mufti Omar Abedeen

Islamic scholar, Educational Trainer and inspirational speaker - Hyderabad, India

He belongs to the third generation of well renowned scholars in the service of Ummah whose grandfather had been the founder member and President of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board, whose legacy is carried forward by his illustrious father Mufti Khalid Saifullah Rahmani Sahab, founder member, Secretary and spokesperson of All India Muslim Personal Law Board.

Alumni of: Darul ul Uloom, Deoband & Islamic University of Madinah KSA
Deputy Director: Al Mahad ul Aali Al islami Hyderabad India. (Institute for Research and Specialization in Islamic Sciences)
General Secretary: All India Milli Council, Telengana Chapter
H.O.D Tarbiyah and & Islamization of Curriculum : MS Research Center, Hyderabad
Secretary: All India Muslim Development Council.
Member: International Union of Muslim Scholars, Doha Qatar.

Author of more than 35 books published in Urdu, English and Arabic
Reforming of Islamic institutions(Madeasah curriculum and system)
Designed Syllabus of Masters of Islamic Studies (Maulana Azad National Urdu University)

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Moulana Dr. Alim Ashraf Jaisi

Professor & Head, Dept. of Arabic, Maulana Azad National, Urdu University, Hyderabad & Dean Students Welfare, MANUU

Academic Qualification:
M.A. 1991 F.I.C. Tripoli, Libya Arabic Literature & Islamic Studies PhD 2004 A.M.U. Aligarh Arabic Language

Area of Interest & Research Work:
Arabic Literature in India, Research Methodology and Tasawwuf (Islamic Mysticism).

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Dr. Mohammed Obaidullah

Founder, IBF Net: Islamic Business & Finance Network Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dr Mohammed Obaidullah has held the position of 2nd Yayasan Tun Ismail Mohamed Berdafter (YTI) Chair Professor of Islamic Finance with the Islamic Sciences University Malaysia.

He has served various institutions of repute including the Islamic Economics Institute of the King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, the International Islamic University Malaysia and the Xavier Institute of Management, India, creating and sharing knowledge in the field of Islamic economics and finance. He introduced world’s first online training course in Islamic banking and finance while serving the Xavier Institute of Management and founded IBF Net: Islamic Business and Finance Network as world’s first online community in the field in 1998-99. IBF Net’s flagship project, the International Institute of Islamic Business and Finance (IIIBF), currently offers world’s only accredited (by FAA, Malaysia) professional Certification Program in Zakat Management.

He is also a founder member of the Jakarta-based World Zakat Forum. Currently, as Lead Research Economist, he represents the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank Group in the International Working Groups led by Bank Indonesia to develop global standards and principles for supervision and management of the zakat and awqaf sectors. He has widely published in the field and has over 1600 citations till date. Among others, he is the author of the popular book “Islamic Financial Services” that has over 400 citations till date.

He is a frequent speaker at international conferences and workshops on Islamic finance in general and Islamic social finance in particular. He was educated in India and holds a PhD and an MBA degree with specialization in Finance and certifications in microfinance, blockchain tech, digital money, fintech and related areas. He regularly writes popular blogs on Islamic social finance at

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Mohamed Jinna A.J.

Global Halal Ambassador Social Activist World Halal Traveller Entrepreneur & Philanthorpist, Singapore

Mohamed Jinna A.J., a founding Chairman of United World Halal Development, Singapore, is a pioneer in the evolution of alternative business strategies along the 'Halal– A Global Perspective of Health & Hygiene' lines and a major instrument in the World Halal Day Initiative.

Mr.Jinna has started the noble initiative – World Halal Day which is observed on November 1st every year to bring Muslims and Non-Muslims to understand the common value of Halal – Way of Life to Mankind.It is an international event with more than 60 countries participation from around the world which includes Government Officials & Leaders, Ministers & Ministries, VVIP, VIP, Business People.

World Halal Day had four colossal themes: FOOD FOR ALL UNITED AGAINST HUNGER ONE HUMAN COMMUNITY PRESERVE THE NATURE Mr. Jinna is a creative visionary and out of the box thinker, spearheading many businesses with a positive aura and holding various key positions in the Halal industry globally.

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