Minhaj University Lahore is a private university founded in 1986 in Lahore, Pakistan. The university serves over 7,000 students across three campuses in Lahore with six different academic departments. Minhaj University’s mission includes academic and cultural knowledge for career formation with a belief that maturity of knowledge paves the way to success. Students are involved in various service opportunities related to emergency aid response, poverty eradication, and increasing access to education for youth.
Constructed in 2008, the Agosh Orphan Care Home provides shelter and education in a safe environment to ensure orphan children are given the opportunity to grow into socially productive adults. As the largest orphan home care in Pakistan, Agosh overseas the well-being and education of 500 orphans. Minhaj University Lahore has been providing educational services and student support to the orphanage since 2013.
Minhaj University Lahore is a partner with the Minhaj Welfare Foundation, one of the largest non-government charity organizations in Pakistan. They work to ensure people’s human rights, provide access to education for all children, provide basic health care to all, and provide social and economic welfare. Minhaj University Lahore students and faculty work alongside the MWF to launch emergency aid, provide education and support towards poverty eradication and education access.
The University has also pioneered Peace and Counter Terrorism Department, to help in coping with the menace of terrorism at national and international level. The founding father of Minhaj University Lahore, Professor Dr. Tahir ul Qadiri is a famous and renowned Muslim Scholar working for International peace, harmony, and interfaith cooperation. Their schools of religion and philosophy also focus on promoting harmony and interfaith cooperation.