23 April, 2014
09:30 - 18:00
London Metropolitan University, GSB01 Goulston Street, Basement Lecture Theatre, 16 Goulston Street London E1 7TP
Shaykh Faizul Aqtab Siddiqi Hijaz College
Shaykh Faizul Aqtab Siddiqi
Hijaz College

Shaykh Faizul Aqtab Siddiqi Naqshbandi Hijazi hails from a family that preserves a historic position for its services for the cause of Islam.

He is the eldest son of the late Shaykh Allama Muhammed Abdul Wahab Siddiqi (ra) and the grandson of the Shaykh Maulana Muhammad Umar Ichhravi (ra). His family lineage as well as his spiritual teachings trace back to the Prophet (pbuh) through Sayyidena Abu Bakr Siddique (ra). Shaykh Siddiqi has formally studied at Jamia Islamia, Al Azhar University and numerous distinguished Shaykhs internationally. He is the Chancellor of Hijaz College, an institution which uniquely combines and applies reason and modern science to Islamic academia. A pioneer of numerous dynamic organisations which encompass a fusion of professional, business, religious and student communities in the UK and throughout the world. Established one of the most effective global networks with a proven ability to unite and harness communities to effect positive societal transition and positive change on a local, national and international level.

Shaykh Siddiqi is a multi-disciplined strategic thinker and ambassador for global civility. He is regarded as one of the most influential Muslim scholars worldwide. He is known to be conversant and proficient in dynamic thinking 'outside of the box' in the religious and modern sciences. He is the only Barrister in Europe who is also a fully qualified scholar of Islam.