Maulana Fazlur Rahman is the Secretary-General of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal coalition of religious parties in Pakistan’s parliament. He is also the president of the religio-political organization, Jamiat Ulema-Islam, or Assembly of Islamic Scholars. Fazlur Rahman leads one of two main branches of the expansive organization which is a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan. He has popular support and is a seasoned politician. In 2020, he beecame the first president of the newly-formed anti-government alliance Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM).