Famed Islamic scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil has detailed why he got up with the idea to launch his own clothing brand.
In a video message posted on his Twitter handle, Maulana Tariq Jamil revealed that he was used to pray for an enough source to run the Madrassahs and social works.
Explaining further about his ‘MTJ’ brand, the scholar said that the only reason behind this venture was to use the money for social work, adding “and I did not plan it for business purpose”.
Maulana Tariq also added that this brand will help my Madrassahs to grow more even after I leave this world.
— Tariq Jamil (@TariqJamilOFCL) February 21, 2021
Earlier, according to Tariq Jameel’s spokesperson, a new clothing brand selling shalwar kameez and kurtas is going to be launched at an unspecified date. The fashion brand is meant to break stereotypes and sell clothing defined by Islamic scholar’s principles.
“Fashion retail brand [that] strives to learn and exhibit the principles taught by Maulana and break the eroding stereotype,” said the spokesperson.
Furthermore, Maulana Tariq Jamil was born on 1 October 1953 in Mian Channu, Pakistan. He completed primary education from Central Model School, Lahore. Jamil is an alumnus of Government College University.
He received his Islamic education from Jamia Arabia, Raiwind, where he studied Qur’an, Hadith, Sufism, logic, and Islamic jurisprudence.
In 2019, the religious scholar stood 40th of a list ranking the world’s most “influential” Muslims.