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Professor Abdul Jabbar Shakir

[13 October 2009] Professor Abdul Jabbar Shakir Passes Away Islamabad ( Pakistan ) Renowned religious scholar & Director of the Study Seerah Center of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI), Professor Abdul Jabbar Shakir passed away in Islamabad on Tuesday.

He was 63. His funeral prayers was held at Faisal Mosque Islamabad. Director Dawah Academy Sajid ur Rehman led the prayer.

Many political leaders including Ameer JI Syed Munawwar Hassan, former president Rafiq Tarar, Qazi Hussain Ahmed and many others expressed sorrow and profound grief over his sad demise.

Rector of the IIUI, Professor Fateh Muhammad Malik, President, Dr.Anwar Hussain Siddiqui, Vice President Higher Studies & Research (HSR) and Director IRI, Dr. Zafar Ishaq Ansari, Director Dawah Academy Prof. Sajid-ur-Rehman, Director Shariah Academy, Dr.Youaf Farooqi,Teachers, Students, Officer, Employees of IIUI and, family & friends of Professor Shakir attended the prayers. Later the deceased was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in Sheikhopura district.

He was author of many books and he had devoted his life in service of Islam.