Haroon Al Rasheed

Haroon al Rasheed (Urdu:پیر ہارون الرشید) (born 1935) is the leader of the Nisbat-e-Rasooli Sufi order in Mohra Sharif, Pakistan as of 2012, and is known by the honorific Pir. He gives Islamic sermons every Friday (in Mohra Shareef) and Saturday (in Islamabad). He preaches the philosophy of Nisbat-e-Rasooli.

al Rasheed has performed the Hajj pilgrimage every year since 1960, and has over 6 million followers around the world.

He has two sons, Shahzada Gohar Nazir and Shahzada Jamal Nazir, and two daughters. Gohar Nazir is the named successor (crown prince) of Mohra Sharif. The Crown Prince has two sons, Deedawar Nazir and Murad Nazir, who are currently studying. Shahzada Gohar Nazir is a doctor by education and profession. He built a free hospital in Mohra Shareef, where he sees patients daily. He wrote his first book "Arzo e Natamam" when he was in eighth grade in Aitchison College Lahore. After that he wrote two more books: Kayal Rang and Rang e Ja'n. Both are in Urdu and contain Sufi Kalam (Naats) and gazals as well.

As of 2012 Shahzada Jamal Nazir was an advisor with Minister of State status for the Government of Pakistan on National Regulations and Services. He is a lawyer by education and profession. He has a Juris Doctor and LL.M. from the Strum College of Law, University of Denver, USA. Prior to this, he obtained a masters degree in administration (MPA) and B.A. Economics from the USA. In his professional experience he has worked as lawyer/legal council for the Oil and Gas Development Corporation Limited (Pakistan), United States Bankruptcy Court (Denver, USA) and Gorsuch Kirgis law firm (Denver, USA).

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Nisbat-e-Rasooli - History
... He appointed his youngest son Pir Haroon al Rasheed as his successor formally through a letter to President of Pakistan Muhammad Ayub Khan ... Since August 28, 1960 Pir Haroon al Rasheed is leading the order ... During a speech in 1998 Pir Haroon al Rasheed appointed his eldest son Ghulam Muhammad Gauhar Nazeer his successor ...