Religious scholar Javed Ahmad Ghamidi hints at return to Pakistan

Ghamidi reveals that he is working on an important project in the US currently

Wadood Mushtaq
Javed Ahmad Ghamidi. Photo: Screengrab from video on YouTube

LONDON: Renowned religious scholar Professor Javed Ahmad Ghamidi, who is in the United Kingdom on an official tour for two weeks, has said that he is working on a project which is the most important project of his life and then he might return to his native country - Pakistan. 

He was talking to this correspondent at a reception hosted by Solicitor Advocate Moeen Khan and his wife at their residence in London. Many more scholars, solicitors, community leaders and followers of Ghamidi school of thought were present at the occasion.

The scholar said that he is living in United States for a few years to teach in Centre of Islamic Learning, "I also will help there to build an institution of modern thoughts in America. This institution will also be a centre of learning for young people," he said.

“I am also doing research work on a project which is the last and the foremost important project of my life indeed," he added. 

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Javed Ahmad Ghamidi said that he will be in UK for tour of two weeks. The tour has been arranged on behalf of the UK branch of Al Moris UK. During this visit, Ghamadi, will deliver lectures in London, Birmingham, and Manchester. He also will meet some important scholars in UK.

Responding to a question, Javid Ghamadi said that he spent most of his life in Pakistan and cannot be away from his native country for too long. “I have to return Pakistan soon after completing research work in USA.” he said.

He urged upon every young member of the contemporary generation to do research work with a passion of true religious way of working. "Youth should do research for religion without narrow-mindedness, affiliation of their beliefs, emotions and political thoughts," he noted.

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He further remarked that it was the need of the hour that all students and young people learn their religion under the modern techniques and according to norms and pattern of learning.

He said that the new generation, while keeping their own beliefs with them, needed to be a true student of religion. "It is their duty to represent themselves in the identity and structure of true shape of Islam," he added.