In the recent list of the 500 influential Muslims Mufti Taqi Usmani comes on the top. He is a renowned religious scholar from Pakistan. His inclusion as the top-ranking Muslim scholar is a moment of pride for the people of Pakistan. The list is published annually by the renowned independent research institute Royal Islamic Strategic Studies that is affiliated with the Royal Aal al Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought in Jordan.
This year the list includes the Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Imran Khan, the world-known religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel, the inspirational religious motivational speaker Maulana Naz ur Rahman along with three more people from Pakistan who appeared in the top 50 world-renowned influential Muslims.
Talking about Mufti Taqi Usmani, he is known for his religious contributions. His works in the world of Hadith, Islamic Jurisprudence and Islamic Finance are consulted all over the world as a source of knowledge. He also introduced the concept of interest-free Islamic banking in Pakistan. He was the judge at the Shari ‘at Appellate Bench of the Supreme court. He served on this position from 1982 to May 2002. The compilers of the list have also taken into account his unmatched works in the field of Islamic Jurisprudence and Islamic Banking.
The cricketer turned politician and the current Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan also falls in the list. He stands out as the 16th most influential person of the global Muslim community. He took up the reigns back in2018 and now has carved his name among the top leaders of the Muslim world who intend to change the perception of the world regarding the Muslims. He has emerged even more influential after his speech in the recent UN General Assembly’s session. His revolutionary steps regarding the corrupt politicians, bad governance, malpractices, are promising enough to inspire the people of the developing nations.
Maulana Tariq Jameel stands out at number 36. He is the real religious mentor we need in current times. He believes in inter-faith harmony and tries his best to bring the Muslims together in the name of Allah rather than the sectarian conflicts. His speeches and literary works are the unmatched sources of inspiration, especially for the youth.
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Renowned #religious #scholar from #Pakistan, Mufti #MuhammadTaqiUsmani, has been named on top of a list of 500 most #influential #Muslims in the #world. The list was published by the #Royal #Islamic Strategic Studies Center, an independent research entity affiliated with the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, #Jordan. (📸: The News )