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  1. Targets

    • Playing active role, through provision of guidance, for the fulfillment of the pledge given to the masses by the founders of the homeland to establish a system of governance based on Islamic principles of social justice, equity, tolerance, freedom and peaceful co-existence
    • Contributing towards ensuring that each and every citizen of Pakistan regardless of his race, colour, sex, language, religion, ethnic or social origin enjoys all basic human rights conferred on him by Islam as well as the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan
    • Striving to achieve the goal of providing all-encompassing guidance to the Muslim citizens of Pakistan, both in private and public spheres, to order their lives according to the concept, teachings, and injunctions of Islam as contained in the Holy Quran and Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH)
    • Ensuring that no such law is enacted in the country which may be repugnant to the injunctions of Islam as enshrined in the Quran and the Sunnah
    • Securing that all existing laws as currently enforced in the country are brought in conformity with the concept and teachings of Islam
    • Encouraging extensive debate and open dialogue among representatives of different, and at times, opposing schools of thought so as to reach at a common understanding of modern day challenges faced by the Ummah, as well as to formulate common responses to slove the modern day issues
    • Striving to achieve a degree of Unity (in diversity) viz formulating strategies to counter the foreign cultural as well as media onslaught on Islam and Islamic culture
    • Fostering and promoting endeavors to introduce reform in fields and sectors such as society, law, economy, education, polity and media (both electronic and print)
    • Highlighting the egalitarian nature of the teachings of Islam that guarantee peaceful co-existence between the citizens of an Islamic state regardless of their ethnic or racial origns and/or cultural and religious affiliations
    • Nourishing efforts to remove misunderstanding about Islam and pave the way for unraveling the true nature of Islamic faith and teachings which allocates no room, whatsoever, to bigotry, extremism, dogmatism, sectarianism and fanaticism

  2. Strategy

    To achieve these targets the Council, besides carrying out its Constitutional functions, shall undertake and encourage research in the fields of:

    1. The evolutionary stages of development of Islamic jurisprudence
    2. The intricacies of divergent Fiqhi Maslaks in Pakistan
    3. Compilation of booklets highlighting therein Islamic point of view on issues of national as well as international interest
    4. Review and comparative study of Laws as enforced in different Islamic countries, vis a vis the Law of Shariah
    5. Networking with and hosting scholors of international repute at Council for short or long duration
    6. Striving for accord and concurrence on issues of vital national interest through bringing together, to dialogue table, representatives of divergent opinion from among Colleges, Universities, Deeni Madaris, Faminist organizations, Ulema, Human Right Associations and other civil society representatives

  3. Council's Recommendations

          Council's recommendations are based on an extensive research and support provided by the Research Wing of the Council and derived from
    • An overview of the relevant doctrines on the relevant subject in the various schools of Islamic law
    • Available information about laws and practice in Muslim countries on the given issue
    • Visit of Members of the Council to Muslim countries for consultation and data collection
    • Field research and collection of relevant information and statistical data as required for a well informed discussion on the issue under consideration
    • Consultation with the experts
    • Research ( status) report reviewing current debates on the relevant issue
    • Short term research projects

  4. Conferences/Seminars/Discussion Groups

    Organizing various fora for collective discussions on issues under Council's consideration. The papers, deliberations, interventions and contributions by the participants to constitute and consolidate source material for the Council for a better understanding of the issue, a well-informed discussion and comprehensive recommendations.

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