Muhammad Ilyas Qadri
|Ameer-e- Ahle Sunnat
Muhammad Ilyas Attar Qadiri
محمد الياس عطار قادرى
|Denomination||Sunni Muslim, Barelvi, Maturidi|
|Website||Muhammad Ilyas Qadri|
Muhammad Ilyas Qadri (Urdu: محمد الياس عطار قادرى) is a Pakistani islamic scholar who founded Dawat-e-Islami, a movement aimed at the preaching of Islam, in 1981 in Karachi, Pakistan. He is also a sufi master who initiates his followers into Qadri order one of the famous sufi orders.
Two most significant activities of Dawat-e-Islami is the running of Jamia-tul-Madina, a chain of religious schools. It also operates its own non-commercial television channel, the Madani Channel, which broadcasts Islamic programs 24 hours a day. The programs broadcast include Hamd, Na`at, sermons, and question-answer.