Hazrat Syyedina Ziyauddin Harwi Al-Ayyubi رضی اللہ تعالیٰ عنہٗ was direct descendant of Great Sufi Pir-e-Herat Shaikh-ul-Islam Khwaja Abdullah Al-Harwi Al-Ayyubi Al-Ansari رضی اللہ تعالی عنہ (Pir-e-Herat Khwaja Abdullah Al-Harwi رضی اللہ تعالیٰ عنہٗ is the direct descendant of Mezbaan wa Muhafiz-e-Rasool Sahabi-e-Rasool, Haakim-e-Madinatul Munawwarah Syyedina Hazrat Sultan Abu Ayub Khalid Al-Khazraji Al-Najjari Al-Ansari رضی اللہ تعالی عنہ), Hazrat Syyedina Ziyauddin Harwi Al-Ayyubi رضی اللہ تعالیٰ عنہٗ was particularly adept at martial arts and political science.In 754 AH, when Sultan Feroz Shah Barbak launched a hunting expedition for Kalanur, then Maulana Ziyauddin Harwi رضی اللہ تعالی عنہ brought to India from Herat and he was promoted to a higher position, because he was very courageous skilled Warrior with dashing and attractive personality and unique in martial arts. Within a few days, he became the Sultan’s favorite.In that year, the Sultan entrusting all powers to his prime minister Khan
-e-Jahan, and he himself marched to Lakhnauti from Delhi, with a huge army to subdue Haji Ilyaas.Maulana Ziauddin Harwi Al-Ayyubi also became the commander of the most special armies of the Sultan in this great war.Pleased with the bravery you showed in this battle, the Sultan bestowed the title first Malik Mardan and then Daulat Shah,The Sultan gave him the jagir and he became the Nazim of Multan province of Punjab.
After him, he was succeeded by his son Shams-ud-Din Kokrah, Then Sultan gave him the governmency on Mahoba and its nearer places,And then king Feroz Shah Tughlaq gave Khawaja Nasiruddin Harwi Ayubi governmency from the Punjab to the Kabul border.He came to India from Herat and settled in Multan. He stayed there for 14 years and died in 766 AH.