Rawalpindi: Abdul Rasheed Turabi has been selected as Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Azad Kashmir for 2014 to 2017. According to the spokesperson Raja Zakir khan, Member of General Council of Jamaat-e-Islami has selected Abdul Rasheed Turabi as Ameer after mutual discussion.
Abdul Rasheed Turabi will take oath after returning from Saudi Arabia as he has selected as Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Azad Kashmir for the second time. Abdul Rasheed Turabi was born in 1954 and he belongs to Azad Jammu Kashmir’s village Chattar. He completed his matriculation from Bagh High School and received his MA degree in Islamiat from Punjab University as well as he completed his LLB from Karachi University. During his student life, Abdul Rasheed took active part in politics and played his important role as Nazim of Islami Jamiat of Student of Azad Jammu Kashmir.
After completion of education, Abdul Rasheed Turabi started advocating in the year 1983 and joined Jamaat-e-Islami Azad Kashmir during advocating. He was elected as general secretary of Jamaat-e-Islami Azad Kashmir for the first time while he was continuously 5 times nominated as Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Azad Kashmir in the year 1989 to 2002. Abdul Rasheed Turabi has written millions of articles in English, Urdu and Arbi as he has also written several books on Kashmir issue which is providing guidance on the solution of Kashmir issue.