|Professor Dr. Mohammad Tahir Mansoori joined Shari’ah Academy as Director General on October 28, 2011. Earlier he was a Dean and Professor (Shari’ah) at the Faculty of Shariah & Law in the University. He received an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Karachi, an M.A. in Arabic from University of the Punjab, an LL.M. (Shari’ah) from International Islamic University, Islamabad and Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from University of the Punjab, Lahore
Dr. Mansoori is a member of Religious Board, Mudarabah Companies; and a member of the Task Force on Islamic Banking, State Bank of Pakistan. His nine scholarly books have been published by the IIUI. He has contributed 31 research articles in English, Arabic and Urdu languages. He has been a resource person in many national and internation conferences and seminars. He has also attended a number of conferences/seminars both at the national and international level. He has supervised eight Ph.D and 20 M.Phill/LL.M. theses.
The research interests of Dr. Mansoori include Islamic commercial law and Islamic banking, Muslim Family Law and gender relations, principles of Islamic jurisprudence on which he has widely published in journals of repute.