Farhat Hashmi

Farhat Hashmi (Urdu: فرحت ہاشمی born 22 December 1957) is a Islamic scholar from Pakistan, with a degree in Arabic and a PhD in Islamic Studies. She was formerly a lecturer and assistant professor at the Faculty of Usul-al-Din at International Islamic University, Islamabad. Farhat Hashmi has founded a school near Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as an extension of Al-Huda International, which she had founded in Pakistan in 1994. Hashmi was born in Sargodha, Punjab, and is the daughter of Abdur Rehman Hashmi, another Muslim scholar. She received her masters in Arabic at the Punjab University, Lahore, and was married shortly afterwards to Dr. Idrees Zubair. She received her PhD from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. She taught at the International Islamic University Islamabad, while also conducting informal religious study circles for women in Islamabad. She resigned from her post at the university to pursue her mission of establishing a center of Islamic learning, particularly catering to women. Al-Huda International is a chain of centers that cater towards the promotion of Qur'anic knowledge for the common women.

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Date of birth
December 22nd, 1957




1. University of Glasgow Colleges/University

The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities. Located in Glasgow, United Kingdom, the university was founded in 1451 and is presently one of nineteen British higher education institutions ranked amongst the top 100 of the world.

Type Public university
2013. 154 mil. £
2010. 117 mil. £
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University Avenue, G12 8QQ - Glasgow, Lanarkshire
2012. 17,539
2005. 18,810
2012. 6,154
2005. 4,785
Acceptance rate
2004. 39.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 1.82 K £
Official web page www.gla.ac.uk
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2. University of the Punjab Colleges/University

University of the Punjab (Punjabi, Urdu: جامعہ پنجاب) (abbreviated some time as PU), colloquially known as Punjab University, is located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The University of the Punjab is the oldest and biggest University of Pakistan. The University of the Punjab was formally established with the convening of the first meeting of its Senate on October 14, 1882 at Simla. It was the fourth university to be established by the British colonial authorities on the Indian subcontinent (the first three universities were established by the British rulers at their initial strongholds of Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras). According to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Punjab University is one of the top ranked general universities in Pakistan.

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46000 - Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Official web page www.pu.edu.pk
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Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of the Punjab connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1954., Chemist

Organizations founded

1. Al-Huda Institute



7-A.K.Brohi Road, 44000 - Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory


Islamabad, Pakistan

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Al-Huda Institute is an "Institute of Islamic education for women" with campuses under construction in Islamabad and Karachi, Pakistan as well as in Missisauga, Canada. It is part of Al-Huda International Welfare Foundation which is run by Farhat Hashmi. Al-huda international publishes many books and booklets on different topics in Islam in very easy language. Al huda institute offers a variety of courses for women.


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