Al-Sudais is the chief of the Imams at the Grand Mosque of Makkah. He memorised the Qur’an at the age of 12, and studied Shari‘ah at Riyadh University, Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, and Umm al Qura University. Al-Sudais is also popular for his sermons and stance on peaceful conflictresolution. Additional Information: In 2005, he was named by the Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA) Organising Committee as its 9th annual “Islamic Personality Of the Year” in recognition of his devotion to the Quran and Islam.
Source of Influence: Qur’an Reciters
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