Syed Munawar Hasan

Posted on December 20, 2014

Name : Syed Munawar Hasan

Designation : Former President JI

Profession : Politician

Political Affiliation : Jamat e Islami

Career : Syed Munawar Hasan is a politician and the former Ameer (President) of Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan.Hasan became a member of Jama’at-e-Islami Pakistan in 1967. He served the Karachi unit as Assistant Secretary, Secretary, Deputy Ameer and Ameer of the city. He was elected to the Central Shura and the Executive Council of the Jama’at. He represented the group at several platforms, including United Democratic Front (UDF) and the Pakistan National Alliance (PNA). He ran for National Assembly in 1977 and secured the highest vote tally in Pakistan. He was Assistant Secretary General of Jama’at-e-Islami Pakistan in 1992–93 and became Secretary General in 1993.Syed Munawar Hasan speaks Urdu and English. Many of his speeches, mostly in Urdu, are available in cassette form. He heads a number of planning and research bodies within the Jamaat.