Maulana Muhammad Ibrahim Mirpuri
After completing studies in Pakistan under many teachers including Shaykh Ahmed Ullah (the direct student of the Imam Nadheer Hussain Dehlawi), Maulana Ibrahim became a khateeb in Mirpur and began running the dawah centres there.
After this he travelled to study in Madina in the 1970s, where he benefitted from the daroos of Shaykh Al-Albaani, Shaykh Abdul Ghaffar Hasan, Shaykh Abdul Muhsin Al-Abaad and Shaykh Rabee bin Hadee al-Madhkhali. Unfortunately his mother became ill and he had to return to Pakistan to attend to her, cutting his studies short.
Maulana Ibrahim studied under Shaykh Abdullah Ropuri. He spent many years as a companion of Maulana Muhammad Hussain Sheikhupuri (the student of the Imam SanaUllah Amritsari) where they travelled and gave dawah together.
His vigour in the field of dawah lead him to Dubai, where he was a khateeb in Masjid Imam Malik (UAE) from 1985-1998. In 1994 during a brief visit to the UK,
After much deliberation, Maulana Ibrahim moved to the UK where he became the Imam and leading figure in the community for many years. Upon inception of Islamic Welfare Trust, he was honoured with its Chairmanship. He lives in Birmingham and is a Khateeb and Imam.