Bachelor, University Punjab, 1960. Master of Arts, University Karachi, Pakistan, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1973.
Lecturer University Punjab, 1964-1970, assistant professor, 1970-1976. Director libraries King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, 1977-1992. Professor International Islamic University, Malaysia, since 1992.
Member Library. Association Malaysia, Pakistan Library. Association, Congress Muslim Librarians Information Scientists.
Married Parveen Sarwar, April 30, 1973. Children: Arman, Sarosh.