Auqaf department is an autonomous body
of the Provincial Government, which incurs its day-to-day
expenditure out of its own resources. The income resources
of the department are rents/ lease amounts received
from waqf properties i.e. Agricultural/ Commercial
properties. Income of the department is utilized on
the repair/ maintenance, construction of the mosques,
shrines under the management of Auqaf Department,
salaries of the staff and other religious, welfare
and charitable purposes.
The Provincial Auqaf Department run its affairs under
the NWFP Waqf Properties Ordinance 1979 and rules
The Secretary Auqaf & Religious Affairs also performs
functions as Chief Administrator of the Auqaf Department.
The Administrator Auqaf NWFP directly handles administrative
functions of the Department. The Project Director
and Deputy Administrator Auqaf and other officials
of the department assist the Administrator in the
working of the department.
Sub Offices/ Attached Units
of Auqaf Department
1. Peshawar (Head Quarter)