Muhammad Abdul Wahhab

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Haji Muhammad Abdul Wahhab (Urdu: حاجی محمد عبد الوہاب‎, Ḥājī Muḥammad ‘Abdul-Wahhāb; (January 1, 1923 – November 18, 2018[1]) was a Muslim preacher of Islam and the Ameer of Tablighi Jamaat in Pakistan.[2] He played an important role in the Tablighi Jamaat movement.

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Wahhab was born in Delhi, India. He studied at Islamia College in Lahore.

In October 2013 it was reported that Haji Abdul Wahhab was suggested to head a Loya Jirga in preparation for peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban.[3]

Wahhab died from complications of dengue fever on November 18, 2018 at the age of 95.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tableeghi Jamaat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab passes away". thenews.pk. 18 November 2018. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  2. "Amir Hajji Muhammad Abd Al Wahhab". The Muslim 500. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  3. Shabab, Rehmat Ullah (27 Oct 2013). "حکومت کا طالبان سے مذاکرات کی تیاری ، تجاویز کیلئے لویہ جرگہ بلانے کا فیصلہ، لویہ جرگہ کی صدارت کیلئے تبلیغی مبلغ حاجی عبدالوہاب کا نام تجویز". Urdu Point (in Urdu).
  4. Tableeghi Jamaat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab passes away