Mufti Adnan Kakakel
Shaykh acquired his primary education from Nigeria in Africa, and after obtaining his early education, received religious education from some of the foremost Islamic educational institutions of Pakistan.Shaykh holds a Shahadah al-‘Aalimiyyah (Islamic Scholarly) from Jami’a UloomIslamia-Binori Town, Karachi and Takhassus fil Ifta wal-Iqtisad al-Islami (Specialization in Islamic jurisprudence and Islamic Economics) from Jami’a tur Rasheed, Karachi besides having an MA in Political Science and LLB from the University of Karachi to his name.
SHAYKH’S NOTABLE TEACHERS ARE:
Hazrat Molana Ameen Uddin Aurakzai RA
Hazrat Molana Dr Abdur Razzaq Iskandar DB
Hazrat Molana Fazal Mohammad DB
Hazrat Mufti Abu Lubaba DB
Shaykh Mufti Syed Adnan Kakakhail has been teaching various Islamic disciplines in some of the leading Islamic educational institutions of Pakistan since 2006. Till date he has drafted hundreds of Shari’a pronouncements (fataawa) which have been vetted and endorsed by the Head of Ifta Department. His responsibilities include being the Director of Kulya tush-Shari’a at Jami’a tur Rasheed (which offers a four-year postgraduate degree programme); the Chairman of Centre for Policy Research and Dialogue (an Islamabad-based think-tank established for the propagation of ideological harmony and peace among the Muslim Ummah); and the Shari’a Advisor of an acclaimed Islamic Bank. Previously the Shari’a Trainer at Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan Limited (a post he held from 2008 to 2011).
A receiver of the Presidential Award of “Best Debater of Pakistan”,Shaykh Adnan Kakakhail is one of the foremost representatives of an emerging cadre of Shari’a scholars continuing to propagate Islamic teachings and promulgate the message of Islam all over Pakistan and abroad. Well acquainted with six languages, he is a regular columnist for a prominent weekly magazine and a renowned speaker, being frequently invited to deliver lectures at many conferences, seminars, symposiums and public gatherings by national universities and institutions like the Chambers of Commerce and Bar Associations all over Pakistan. Over the years, he has also participated as a debater and panelist in many live and recorded programs for various famous Pakistani TV channels.
Shaykh Mufti Adnan Kakakhail has authored numerous publications on various Shari’a-related subjects, notable among which is an introduction to the books of Qadha, published in prominent newspapers. He has also written more than 200 articles that have been published in eminent magazines and newspaper