About Department

The Religious Affairs & Inter-Faith Harmony Department has been bifurcated into two departments namely Religious Affairs department and Minorities Affairs Department on 16.05.2019. Presently, the Department is carrying out the following functions: –

  • Zakat:- Distribution and monitoring  of Zakat Fund & Ushr.
  • Auqaf:-  Supervision of Muslim Waqf properties, Graveyards and grant for repair of Masajid.
  • Hajj:- Selection of 8 seats of Seasonal Hajj staff from Balochistan Civil Secretariat and  one seat is reserved for the employees from Auqaf Wing.
  • Dealing with matters of FATF
  • Sponsoring agency of development schemes
Minister Name

Minister Name

Minister

Shah Irfan Ahmad

Shah Irfan Ahmad

Secretary

 

 

Vision and Mission

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Vision

Poverty alleviation through fiscal protection ,supervision of Auqaf Masajid in the province, distributionn and monitoring of Zakat Fund & Ushr.Auqaf section is responsible to arrange functions (Qirat & Naat Competitions, Ulema Mashaikh Conference and seminars).
Selection of applicants from Balochistan Civil Secretariat and Auqaf Department’s Employees for Seasonal Hajj staff duty through lucky draw

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Mission

Poverty alleviation through fiscal protection ,supervision of Auqaf Masajid in the province, distributionn and monitoring of Zakat Fund & Ushr.Auqaf section is responsible to arrange functions (Qirat & Naat Competitions, Ulema Mashaikh Conference and seminars).
Selection of applicants from Balochistan Civil Secretariat and Auqaf Department’s Employees for Seasonal Hajj staff duty through lucky draw

Religious Affairs Wing

  • Provincial Zakat Fund (PZF) Section
  • Council Section
  • Minorities Section
  • Hajj and Auqaf Section

Administrative Wing

  • Budget & Admin (B&A) Section
  • Establishment Section
  • Coordination Section

Deputy Chief Administrative Auqaf (DCAA)

  • Control and repair of mosques/ properties under its control.
  • Holding of Annual Hifz-o-Qirat competition.
  • Celebration of Seerat un Nabi Conference.
  • Holding of Ulama and Mashaikh Conference.
  • Meeting of Ruet-e-Hilal Committee.
  • Arrangements of Mehfil-e-Shabina.
  • Reception of Scholars, religious, prominent figures of different Islamic countries and conduct of their tours in the Province.
  • Coordination with the Federal Government on religious affairs.
  • Selection of Government employees for performance of Hajj under Benevolent fund Scheme.
  • Nomination of seasonal staff for Hajj duty to Saudi Arabia.
S# NAME DESIGNATION ADDRESS CONTACT NO.
1 Mr.Shamsullah Provincial Director Railway Housing Society, Joint Road, Quetta

081-2445846

03328004446

2 Mr.Saeed Ahmed Deputy Director Railway Housing Society, Joint Road, Quetta

081-2445846

03337140747

3 Mr.Manzoor Ahmed Deputy Director, Quetta Division near overhead bridge, Spini Road, Quetta 03336461888
4 Mr.Ellahi Bakhsh Deputy Director, Kalat Division Kalat 03363683090
5 Mr. Mohammad Asif Deputy Director, Sibi Division Sibi 03458334920
6 Mr.Masood Ahmed Deputy Director, Loralai Division Loralai 03337782758
7 Mr. Muhammad Akbar Deputy Director, Nasirabad Division Nasirabad 03458980211
8 Mr.Masood Ahmed Deputy Director, Turbat at Mekran Division Turbat 03318332778
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Objectives

Fair distribution of the Zakat amongst the poor segment of the society and
Management of Waqf properties

MEETINGS OF RUET-E-HILAL COMMITTEES’

  • Convening the Ruet-e-Hilal Committees’ meetings in the Province through DCs.

QIRRAT AND NAAT COMPETITIONS.

  • Annual Qirrat and Naat Competitions (competition in districts, Provincial & National level) and Conducting of Qirrat Competition on the eve of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi and 14th  August

QURAN BOARD.

  • Quran Board comprises 17 members (Chairman/Secretary RA, 10 Ulemas , DIG Special Branch, A.S Regulation (S&GAD),AS, Home, AS Education, DCA and DS (RA) are  member). Matters pertaining to Printing and Publishing of Holy Quran at Provincial level.

CONFERENCES.

  • Conduct Seerat-un-Nabi (PBUH) Conference.
  • Holding of Ulema and Mashaikh Conferences/ Seminars.

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S. No Designation Contact Details
01 Secretary 081-9201026
02 Additional Secretary 081-9201080
03 Deputy Secretary (R.A.) 081-9203099
04 Deputy Secretary (Admin) 081-9202674
05 Section Officer (PZF) 081-9202086
06 Section Officer (Council) 081-9201499
07 Section Officer (Minorities) 081-9202823
08 Section Officer (Hajj & Auqaf) 081-9202794
09 Section Officer (B&A) 081-9202994
10 Section Officer (Estt.) 081-9203098
11 Section Officer (Coord.) 081-9201684
12 Deputy Chief Administrator Auqaf 081-9201013
13 Assistant Secretary (Auqaf) 081-9201201