Arif NAUSHAHI from Pakistan. He completed his Master degree in Persian Language and Literature at Karachi University in 1982.
He finished his M. Phil and Doctorate in Persian Language and Literature at Faculty of Literature and Humanity, Tehran University between 1989 and1993.
He worked with some national and international academic organizations like Iran-Pakistan Institute of Persian Studies, Islamabad (1974-1981 & 1995 – May 1998), Encyclopedia Islamic Foundation, Tehran (1989 – 1993), Academy of Persian Language and Literature, Tehran (April 1994 – April 1995), The Centre of Great Islamic Encyclopedia, Tehran (May 1991 – April 1995).
He was the head and Professor at Department of the Persian language and literature, Government Gordon College Rawalpindi(1998-2014).
He is currently freelancer research scholar. The main fields of interests are; Sufism, Persian literature, Nakshbandiya history, editing and cataloging of Persian manuscripts.