Shari’ah Board

HABIBMETRO SIRAT has three renowned Islamic Scholars on its board as Shari’ah Board Members.

Tan Sri Dr. Mohd. Daud Bakar

Chairman Shariah Board

Tan Sri Dr. Mohd. Daud Bakar is an internationally recognized Shariah Scholar from Malaysia. He is the Founder and Group Chairman of Amanie Group. He is a Shariah Board Member of various financial institutions such as Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd, BNP Paribas Najma, Natixis Bank, Guidance Financial, etc. He is also serving as a Chairman of the Shariah Advisory Council at different organizations including the Central Bank of Malaysia, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Salama Insurance, Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), and the Securities Commission of Malaysia.

He received his first degree in Shariah from the University of Kuwait in 1988, a Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews, the United Kingdom in 1993, and a Bachelor of Jurisprudence from the University of Malaya, in 2002. He is the author of the famous book titled “Shariah Minds in Islamic Finance” which received the “Islamic Finance Book of the Year 2016” award. He has also published several articles in various academic journals and has made many presentations at various conferences across the globe. Tan Sri Dr. Mohd. Daud has been honored with “The Asset Triple A Industry Leadership Award” at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Award 2014 by The Asset magazine and has been named as the “Most Outstanding Individual”, awarded by the King of Malaysia.


Mufti Khawaja Noor ul Hassan

Resident Shariah Board Member

Mufti Khawaja Noor ul Hassan has extensive professional experience in Islamic banking including Shariah governance & compliance, Islamic product development, and management, credit administration with prestigious institutions such as Saadiq, Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan), Faysal Bank, Meezan Bank & Albaraka Bank (formerly Emirates Global Islamic Bank). He also has over 03 years experience, working as corporate law consultant & Assistant company secretary.

Mufti Noor possesses both contemporary & religious qualifications. He holds the Shahadat-ul-Aalamia and Takhassus fil-Ifta (Specialization in Islamic Jurisprudence and Fatwa) from Jamia Farooqia & Jamia Darul Uloom, Taleem ul Quran, Karachi. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB), a Master’s degree in Islamic Studies, and a Master’s degree in Islamic History from the University Of Karachi & Federal Urdu University respectively.

Mufti Noor is a registered Shariah advisor at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), is also enrolled as an advocate, and is a member of Sindh Bar Council and Karachi Bar Association. He has vast teaching experience of religious and Islamic banking courses in different institutions such as in Jamia Yousufia Binoria, IBA CEIF, Centre of Islamic Economics (a division of Jamia Darul Uloom, Karachi) & Themis School of Law.


Mufti Abdul Sattar Laghari

Shari’ah Board Member

Mufti Abdul Sattar Laghari is a Resident Shari’ah Board Member (RSBM) and Head of Shari’ah Compliance Department at HABIBMETRO SIRAT. He has completed his religious studies (Qura’an, Hadith & Fiqh) from Jamia Darul-Uloom, Karachi and Specialization in Islamic Jurisprudence from Darul Ifta wal Irshad.

Mufti Laghari was a member of teaching faculties of different Islamic institutions. He has also served as a member of sub-committees for review of some AAOIFI Shari’ah standards at the State Bank of Pakistan. He is also a visiting trainer of National Institute of Banking and Finance which is a training institute of State Bank of Pakistan.

Mufti Laghari is also author of two books. He was also shari’ah advisor of NBP, First Habib Modaraba, First National Bank Modaraba, KASB Modaraba and Standard Chartered Modaraba.