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Dr. Khalid Zaheer (1958) is currently serving as Vice President Al-Mawrid Institute of Islamic Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. He is a member of the Executive Committee and also a member of the Board of Governors. Dr. Khalid Zaheer did his Ph.D. from University of Wales in 1994 in “Banking in Islam”. He received his religious education through associations with Dr. Israr Ahmed (1978 to 1980), Mawlana AminAhsan Islahi (1980 to 1990), and Mr. Javed Ahmed Ghamdi (1980 to date). He also went through a formal course on Arabic and Islamic learning from Al-Mawrid, an institute of Islamic Sciences, from 1983 to 1984. Prior to this, he taught at the Lahore University of Management Sciences and before joining LUMS, he taught at the Institute of Business Administration, University of the Punjab (1986 to 1990) as a Lecturer and later (1994 to 1998) as an Assistant Professor. He served as an adviser to Crescent Standard Islamic Bank on “Islamic Banking” from July 2005 to June 2006, as Shari’ah Adviser to Atlas Islamic Fund from 2006 to 2007. He was appointed in January 2000 as a member of the task force of the Finance Division of the Government of Pakistan. He was also appointed a non-official member of the Board of Management of Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal in May, 2000; he resigned from the post in September 2000. His writing includes his Ph.D. thesis titled, “An Enquiry into the Basic Concept of Banking as Perceived by the Spirit of Islamic Economic Justice” (1994). He authored a paper titled “Religious Tolerance: An Islam Perspective” he is participated as a member of the faculty in the Inter-University Short Executive Program on “Religion: Conflict and Peace?” in Bangkok from July 21 to July 25, 2003. He read his article titled, “Islamic Justification of Indexation in the Modern Financial Markets” in an International Conference of Islamic Economists and Statisticians in Lahore in 1995. He authored an article: “Why Riba al-Fadl is Unacceptable?” His article “Human Rights Law and Islamic Shari’ah: Areas of Compatibility and Conflict” was published in the December 2004 issue of Renaissance, a monthly Islamic journal. He made a presentation on “How Can Muslims Be Friend with Non-Muslims?” at the international Conference on “Common Values between Islam & the West”. He also made presentations on “Significance of Business Ethics” and “What Has Kept Pakistan from Progressing?” He also read a paper “Understanding of Riba: A Critical Analysis.”
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Friday 7th Sep, 7pm - South London Dinner at Lahore Karahi Tooting (£10 payable on the day). Topic: Islamic Economic Issues (Interest, Zakat, Inheritence etc) and General Q/A on Islam
Sunday 9th Sep, 1pm - Lunch at Imrans Birmingham. Topic: General Q/A on Islamic Issues
Tuesday 11th Sep, 6.30pm - Cambridge Dinner (There is a £10 charge). Topic: Islamic Economic Issues (Interest, Zakat, inheritence etc)
Wednesday 12th Sep, 10.30am - High Wycombe at Bucks New University/CCMR. Topic: Playing God': How ( and why) has a moderate and peaceful religion of Islam come to be associated with violence and extremism?
Friday 14th Sep, 6.30pm - Abrar House, Edgware Road London. Topic: Danish Cartoons Competition and the correct response to Blasphemy
Saturday 15th Sep, 5.30pm - Manchester Event at Werneth Islamic Centre, 79 Manchester Rd, Oldham OL8 4LN. Topic: Islamic Economic Issues (Interest, Zakat, Inheritence etc) and General Q/A
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