The township of Golra is situated at the foot of the Margalla Hills in the center of sector E-11 Islamabad , Federal Capital of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Pir Syed Ghulam Moin ul Haq Gilani founded Aiwan e Mehr Ali Shah Trust to spread the teachings and intellectual heritage of Pir Mehr Ali Shah (RA). Trust has published scores of books since its inception. Research and education are integral part of the Trust’s activities.
Pir Syed Shah Abdul Haq
Pir Syed Ghulam Moin-ul-Haq Gilani
Pir Ghulam Moin ul Haq Gilani is great grandson of Hadhrat Pir Syed Mehr Ali Shah Gilani (RA), grandson of Hadhrat Pir Ghulam Mohyuddin Gilani (RA) Babuji and eldest son of Sajjada Nasheen of Golra Sharif Pir Shah Abdul Haq Gilani. He was born on August 1, 1957. His maternal relatives are descendents of Shaikh ul Islam Hadhrat Baba Farid Shakar Ganj (RA). Through his blood line he is linked with Hadhrat Ghaus e Azam Shakh Abdul Qadir Jilani in 28th generation and Hadhrat Imam Husain in 39th generation. His family tree can be seen in Mukhazin un Nasb (by Mehr Abdul Haq bin Pir Saifuddin Qadri).
Pir Syed Ghulam Moin ul Haq Gilani was born in a very pious and enlightened family. He received his Quranic education from Maulvi Fateh Muhammad and learned Persian language and grammar from Maulvi Allah Bkhsh Matthialv. Both these teachers were renowned scholars and eminent men of knowledge. According to Pir Ghulam Moin ul Haq his uncle Pir Ghulam Moinuddin Gilani (RA) took great pains in teaching him calligraphy and mastering the art of perfectly drawing the geometrical shapes of Persian script and aligning the words. He received initial education in Arabic grammar and syntax from his respected father Pir Shah Abdul Haq. He completed his religious education at the hands of Mufti Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Head teacher of Jamia Ghousia Mehria Golra Sharif and modern education through Koh-i- Noor High School and Sir Syed Degree College Rawalpindi.