Allama Riaz Hussain Najafi is one of the most prominent Muslim scholars and researchers. He is principal of famous alma mater of Shia sect Jamia-tul-Muntazir Lahore and has been teaching at the highest level of Islamic studies. He is also President of Federation of Shia Seminaries (Wifaq-ul-Madaris Al-Shia). He has authored many books and participated in a number of national and international conferences. His persistent efforts for the promotion of unity and harmony among Muslims have received acclaim from all sections of Pakistani society.