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Religious Leader

Sh. Zafar Abid

By April 16, 2021No Comments


  • 1990-1993 Teacher of the Holy Quran, Hifz and Imam and Jamia Islamia Tajweedul Quran
  • 1993-1997 Head Master and Teacher and Imam at Jamia Islamia Tajweedul Quran India
  • 1997-1999 Teacher of Holy Quran at Islamic Academy of Canada in Edmonton, AB
  • 2000-2011 President and Teacher at Islamic Academy of Canada Surrey, BC
  • 2012-Present Date; President at Teacher at Darul Quraan Academy of Canada Surrey, BC


  • 1980 became a Hafiz of Quran
  • 1980-1987 Successfully completed Tajweed and Alim course for seven years from Jamia Islamia Tajweedul Quran India
  • 1988-1992 Received a Religious Minister Diploma

Sh. Zafar Abid


A selfless individual who has dedicated his life to the Muslim community in British Columbia. A Scholar, Preacher, Teacher/Professor with years of vast experience in teaching Quran, Hifz (memorization of the Quran), Tajweed (refers to the rules governing pronunciation during recitation of the Quran) and Alim course (Islamic Sciences taught allow students to develop in-depth understanding of Arabic Grammar, Tajweed, Arabic Literature, Tafseer al-Qur‘an, Ḥadith, Islamic Law (Fiqh), and Islamic History).

Organized, detail-oriented and hard-working with training in handling religious affairs. Extremely passionate about turning the youth in our community into responsible and valuable members of society.

Shaykh Zafar Abid has been an integral part of Falcon Travel’ religious Team by providing guidance catering predominantly in the Urdu and Hindi language to our Hujaj for the last 10 years.