Pakistan News / Islamabad News – Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has directed the Minister for Religious Affairs to extend an invitation to Sheikh Abdul Rahman Ibn Aziz Al-Sudis, Imam and Khateeb of Masjid Al-Haram, Makkah Al-Mukarramah to visit Pakistan along with a delegation of prominent Ulema on dates to be mutually agreed upon.
Imam-e-Kaaba, during his stay in Pakistan will interact with leading Ulemas and Mashaikh of Pakistan as well as lead Friday prayers at the Faisal Mosque.
The Imam of Masjid Al-Haram is a great Qari as well as a distinguished scholar and he is highly revered by Muslims all over the world. The people of Pakistan hold him in high esteem as well.
It may be noted that Sheikh Al-Sudis last visited Pakistan in June 2007. A visit by Sheikh Al-Sudis will provide an opportunity to meet Islamic scholars and eminent Pakistanis from all strata of society.
The Imam-e-Kaaba and the members of his delegation will be treated as state guests.