Riyadh (Saudi Arabia): King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has been ranked as the most influential Muslim for the year 2023, according to The Muslim 500 list.
The list of the top 500 Muslims worldwide is released annually by a research entity, The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre. An international Islamic non-governmental, independent institute based in Amman, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought.
Why King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz al Saud Became the Most Influential Muslim in 2023?
Successful Hajj planning
Through his custodianship of the two holy cities of Makkah and Madinah, HM King Salman has a significant influence on the global Muslim community. There are 1.9 billion Muslims who make the pilgrimage to Makkah every year. The Hajj is performed by approximately 4 million pilgrims each year.
The Umrah, known as the lesser Hajj, is also performed by approximately 10 million pilgrims annually, including Saudi residents and citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The two mosques are currently being expanded to several billion dollars.
The head of the largest Da’wa network in the world
As head of the largest da’wa network of missionary Muslims in the world, King Salman promotes Salafi Islam. Due to the financial support of Saudi Arabia, Salafism has spread globally. Saudi Arabia itself has become a target for its violent offshoots due to its violent offshoots.
KSRelief was established in 2015 and provides humanitarian assistance to victims of civil wars and natural disasters worldwide. Over $200 million has been invested over 400 projects in over 40 countries by KSRelief.
Several vital appointments have been made.
Despite some fears that the transfer of power from the sons of the founder of Saudi Arabia, King Abdul-Aziz, would lead to the country’s division, the transition has been remarkably smooth.
As the second Crown Prince of the new generation appointed by King Salman, HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the second Crown Prince of the upcoming generation.
These appointees have brought about changes in the law that have had profound social impacts. These include the freedom of movement and driving for women in Saudi Arabia and the promotion of cinemas and live concerts.
Top 10 Influential Muslims Of 2023
- HE King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud
- HE Grand Ayatollah Hajj Sayyid Ali Khamenei
- HH Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
- HE President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
- HM King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein
- HE Justice Sheikh Muhammad Taqi Usmani
- HM King Mohammed VI
- HH President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed
- HE Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hussein
- HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
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