The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, located in Jordan compile an annual publication, which include the names of influential Muslim people.
Pakistani’s featured on this year’s list include: Imran Khan, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Nobel Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, Maulana Tariq a distinguished religious scholar, Dr. Umar Saif an award-winning scientist.
PM Imran Khan
PM Imran is ranked in the 29th position! He soon became a worldwide name, due to his vigorous action against corruption and for bringing back accountability.
The publication wrote, PM Imran had already implemented budget cuts where extravagant government expenditure is concerned, whilst he is raising funds for a dam, using his own credibility.
PM Khan is a cricket legend, a game he played professionally for 22 years. He is also recognized amongst the world’s finest cricket all-rounders!
His leadership and ability to unite a conflicting team, resulted in winning the World Cup for Pakistan during 1992.
This is the success and ability many look up to him to replicate it within the political field.
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PM Khan’s other contributions are the Shaukat Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, as well as the NUML University. This organization supplies scholarship assistance to more than 90% of students.
Malala is the youngest winner of the Nobel Prize During 2013, she had the privilege to address the United Nations and received the renowned Sakharov Prize.
She was a Nobel Peace Prize nominee and during 2014, only aged 17, she co-received it!
Yousafzai was also listed by Times Magazine, among 2014’s, 25 Most Influential Teen and was granted audiences with world leaders and royalty.
Maulana Tariq Jameel
Maulana is a highly popular Pakistani preacher. Additionally, he is managing a religious seminary within Faisalabad, Pakistan. He had delivered a multitude of lectures worldwide.
He efficiently influenced all kinds of people in the society, varying from landlords & businessmen to ministers, sports celebrities and actors.
Dr. Umar Saif
Dr. Umar Saif is an innovator, entrepreneur, award-winning scientist as well as tech tycoon. He is also the founding vice-chancellor of Punjab’s Information Technology University.
He is a main force behind Pakistan’s IT ecosystem. During 2011, Dr. Saif was nominated by the MIT Technology as among the Globe’s Top Youn Innovators.
However, during 2010, The World Economic Forum, named Dr. Umar Saif as as Young Global Leader, whilst he also received the Sitara-e-Imtiaz.
President Tayyeb Erdogan of Turkey, tops the list of most influential Muslims. The following Muslim Influencers are in positions 2 to 5:
– 2nd Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud the Saudi King
– 3rd Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein King of Jordan
– 4th Ali Khamenei Iran’s supreme leader
– 5th His Majesty Amir al-Mu’minin King of Morocco
Others in this List:
Mohammad Salah, Liverpool footballer, Dr. Atta Rehman, Dr. Irfan Siddiqui; Dr. Qadeer Khan; Mohammad bin Salman, Saudi Crown Prince; Khabib Nurmagomedov, mixed martial artist from Russia; Mo Farah, British runner; Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London & MP Sajid Javed.