2nd International Muslim Unity Convention - speakers announcement 2
Published: 15/09/2009 17:00
The Ramadhan Foundation continues with the second batch of speakers will be attending the 2nd International Muslim Unity Convention in Kuala Lumpur from 15 - 16 December 2009.
Mr. Muhammad Umar, Chairman of the Ramadhan Foundation and Executive Chairman of the Organising Committee comments:
“I am pleased to announce another seven highly respected speakers from the international community who have agreed to attend the 2nd Muslim Unity Convention in Kuala Lumpur
By agreeing to share a platform they are serious about unity and will come to Kuala Lumpur to see history in the making"
HE Dr Mohammed Saeed Ramadan Al Bouti
His Excellency Dr Mohammed Saeed Ramadan Al Bouti is one of Islam’s most respected and learned scholar, he is known as preacher and deep thinker. His Excellency Dr Mohammed Saeed Ramadan Al Bouti was awarded the Islamic Personality of the year Award by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai.
Shaykh Ahmad Nisar Baig Qadiri
Shaykh Ahmad Nisar Baig Qadiri is one of the leading Islamic scholars in the UK.
Shaykh Ahmad is a Founding Member and serving Vice-Chairman of the British Muslim Forum and Vice-Chairman of The Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board (the MINAB).
Justice Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Mufti Taqi Usmani is one of the World's leading Islamic scholars. For over forty two years he has been a leading lecturer at Darul Uloom in Karachi which was set up by his father the late Mufti Muhammad Shafi, Grand Mufti of Pakistan.
Al Habib Ali Al Jifri
His commitment to propagation has taken him to all corners of the world. He is a direct decedent of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). He is a regular feature on many TV Channels imparting his vast knowledge to millions around the globe.
Known to be a simple man in every sense, he is humble and truly embodies the real message of Islam.
Shaykh Salman al-Oudah
This institute had gathered together an impressive group of the Middle East’s noteworthy scholars. He is also a member of many international organisations that are respected across the globe for leadership and Islamic guidance. Currently residing in Riyadh Saudi Arabia.
Imam Sayid Hassan Al-Qazwini
Imam Al-Qazwini is from holy city of Karbala Iraq. He comes from a family of scholars, his father Ayatollah Sayid Mortadha Al-Qazwini, was among the leading scholars in Iraq and engaged in Islamic activism.
He is currently one of the most outspoken and influential Muslim Shi’a religious leaders in the United States. He is the Senior Imam at North America’s largest Mosque in Dearborn, Detroit and is a regular feature on US media.
Professor John L Esposito
John L. Esposito is University Professor, Professor of Religion and International Affairs, Professor of Islamic Studies and Founding Director of the Prince Al Waleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. Professor Esposito specialises in Islam, Political Islam from North Africa to South East Asia, and Religion, International Affairs.
Notes for editors
The 2nd International Muslim Unity Convention is being hosted in partnership between the Ramadhan Foundation in the United Kingdom and Perdana Leadership Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 15 – 16 December 2009.
All media must be accredited in advance due to security needs, please contact the UK Headquarters of the Convention by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or ringing 0044 7989 764624
1. The Ramadhan Foundation is a leading Muslim youth organisation in the UK that is working for peaceful co-existence and dialogue for all communities.
2. Based in Greater Manchester and working to also establish the platform for human unity amongst our communities in the UK.
3. Mohammed Shafiq is the Chief Executive of the Foundation, aged 30 and active campaigning for a positive image of Islam and Muslims in the UK.
Mr. Mohammed Shafiq
07989 764624 or 07814 835912