Peshawar University (UPesh) has announced that Scholar Junaid Akbar has been recommended for the award of a Ph. D degree in Islamic and Arabic studies after he successfully defended his research thesis titled, “ Research and Translation of Imam Fakhruddin Al Razi`s, Tafseer Mafateeh ul Ghaib (also called Tafseer e Kabir).
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Jan Al Azhari of International Islamic University Islamabad was his external examiner while his Ph. D supervisor was Dr. Ziaullah Al Azhari of the Institute of Islamic and Arabic Studies.
It is worth mentioning that Imam Fakhruddin is author of Mafateeh ul Ghaib ( Tafseer e Kabir) which is published in thirty volumes. Director Institute of Islamic and Arabic Studies UoP, Prof. Dr. Miraj ul Islam Zia and good number of students attended the Ph. D Defence.