Arab League University has awarded a PhD degree to Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, elder son of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, with a distinction.
Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri wrote his thesis on subject of “Constitution of Madina and Modern Constitutional Principles (A Comparative and Analytical Study).” The thesis was written in Arabic language and covers around 800 pages.
Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri completed his thesis under the supervision of renowned Egyptian constitutional expert and former deputy Prime Minister Dr Yahya-ul-Jamal who is currently Professor in Law Department of Al-Azhar University.
Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri has explored in his thesis that four kinds of studies are found with reference to Islamic system of state and Constitution of Madina. Some relate to political heritage of Islam in which salient features, characteristics and attributes of state system, judicial system, legislative system, and executive system have been described.
Some of them deal with principles of politics during the Holy Prophet’s time. The existing research has explored general principles of politics during the times of the Holy Prophet (SAW). However, those principles have not been analysed critically in the background of Madina Pact.
Some of the studies dilate upon Islamic Political Thought and undertake comparison between Islamic Political Thought and Philosophy and modern political thought. However, both modern and ancient research fails to establish the importance of Madina Pact.
He has shown in his research that though Orientalists have undertaken research on Madina pact, either their research is characterized by biases or is insufficient to do justice.
Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri has dwelled in detail on various aspects of Madina Pact in his research by employing the tools of comparison, contrast, analysis and interpretation. Drawing a comparison with the American and British Constitutions, he has established that only Madina Pact fulfills all the constitutional requirements. He has proven that by acting upon this Pact, the Muslims can form an egalitarian and welfare society.
Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri’s thesis is a unique one of its kind, which has been appreciated by the external professors and scholars who conducted viva voce. They termed it as a milestone in the field of research undertaken so far on Madina Pact. This explains why his thesis has won such high grades.