Ul-Haq, Siraj

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Ul-Haq, Siraj

Source of Influence: Administration of Religious Affairs

School of Thought: Sunni

Status: Featured in current year

From humble beginnings, Haq has worked his way up to senior leadership positions in both religious and political parties. He is a former finance minister of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in Pakistan, resigning in protest at US drone strikes. In 2014, Haq was elected Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islaami, one of the most influential Islamic movements in Pakistan. He is also a member of the Pakistani parliament being the Pakistani Senator from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.