Assalamu Alaikum Wa-Rahmatullah.
Dear Brothers and Sisters!
Al-Jamiah Al-Islamiah, Patiya is the largest Non-Government Islamic Varsity in Bangladesh. It is one of the renowned seats of Islamic theological erudition for Preaching of Islamic Culture, Tawheed and Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (sm).
This Islamic Varsity upholds the aims and Objects to enlarge the horizon of religious activities and Performances through Teachings and Preaching’s. It also aims at Producing efficient and competent Teachers and Preachers to work in multifarious institutions and in the fields of social life at home and abroad, Besides imparting comprehensive Islamic teachings and knowledge’s, it also aims at introducing Technical and Vocational training as well as knowledge of modern science, so that its students can play important roles as useful and true citizens of the Nation. Moreover, it maintains an Islamic Missionary Centre and a Hospital at Sukhbilash, an Islamic Education Centre & a Hospital at Bandarban and it governs Faizia Madrasah and Tahfeez-ul-Quran (Quran memorization) at Hathazari, ctg. The Salient feature of the Jamiah is that in addition to imparting theological teachings from elementary level to Dawra-e- Hadith, there are faculties in the Jamiah for specialization in different subjects; such as Hadith, Feqah, Tafsir, Arabic and Bengali literature etc.
At present there are about 5000 students including a good number of new converts. All the students enjoy the facilities of free learning, Accommodation, Water Supply, Electricity etc, they are also provided with text and reference books from its library on gratis.
About 2,500 deserving poor students are provided with free meals. A notable number of poor students including new converts are provided with dress, medical aids and other fringe privileges. Jamiah maintains two funds-
(1) Donations &
(2) Sadaqah (Charities)
The former meets Salaries and Allowances of the staff and the expenses of Constructions while the latter meets the expenses of meals, dress etc of the poor students. The Jamiah has no permanent source of income for its recurring expenses. Hence, it is solely dependent or the blessings of the Almighty Allah as well as the Donations, Aids and Charities of the benevolent brothers and sisters in Islam at home and abroad. The main object of issuing and publishing this report is to draw the attention and sympathy of our philanthropic brothers and sisters in Islam to co-operate us for achieving further development of this Jamiah and also to inspire us to utilize properly their valuable Donations and Charles at authentic places and also guide us with their valuable counsels and suggestions, May Allah Bless you & Us. Ameen!
Allama Abdul Halim Bukhari
Al-Jamiah Al-Islamiah Patiya