Aarij Anwer

Aarij Anwer

Khalid Bin Al-Walid Director of Education @

Sh. Aarij Anwer was born in Karachi, Pakistan and moved to Toronto at the age of 13. His religious training began after graduating from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Computer Science. He traveled to Alexandria, Egypt to study Arabic in 2009. Shortly after returning, he finished memorizing the Qur’an.

He holds a BA in Fiqh and Usool from Al-Madinah International University (Malaysia) and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto. He resides in Brampton and serves as the Director of Islamic Education at Masjid Khalid Bin Al-Walid in Toronto. He is also an instructor at Bayyinah Institute and Qutoof Academy.

In the past, he served as a full-time teacher of Qur’an and Arabic at AlHuda Institute Canada in the Tahfiz program (boys) until 2013. His graduating class finished a 3-year classical Arabic course while memorizing the Qur’an with him.