2nd International Muslim Unity Convention - speakers announcement
The Ramadhan Foundation begins the formal announcement of the International speakers that 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 the latest speakers that have confirmed to attend the Convention in Kuala Lumpur under the banner of the Ramadhan Foundation.
These Speakers are widely respected in the international community and we look forward to welcoming them in Kuala Lumpur."
HE Dato' Seri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak
Prime Minister of Malaysia
The sixth and serving Prime Minister of Malaysia. He previously held the post of Deputy Prime Minister from January 7, 2004 until he succeeded Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi as Prime Minister on April 3, 2009. Prime Minister Najib is currently the President of UMNO. He is also the son of Malaysia's second prime minister, Tun Abdul Razak.
Tun. Dr Mahathir Mohamad
4th Prime Minister of Malaysia
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia, a post he held for 22 years, making him Malaysia’s longest-serving Prime Minister and one of the longest-serving leaders in Asia.
He is considered as one of the world's most influential leaders and he spearheaded The Kuala Lumpur Foundation to Criminalise War.
HE Al Sayed Ali Al Hashimi
Special Advisor to His Highness President of UAE
His Excellency Al Sayed Ali al Hashimi is the one of the World’s leading Islamic scholar renowned across the globe for his knowledge and wisdom. He was the Special Adviser to the late Sheikh Zayed bin Nahyan and also had the honour to lead his funeral prayers in November 2004.
HE Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah
Vice Chairman IUMS, Saudi Arabia
His Excellency Shaykh Abdallah bin Mahfudh ibn Bayyah is a leading Islamic scholar and a former Vice President of Mauritania, currently teaching at King Abdul Aziz University.
His Excellency Shaykh is presently involved in several organisations in the Muslim world, such as al Majma’ al-Fiqhi, which comprises a body of scholars from across the Muslim world and from different Schools of Thought (madhhabs) and viewpoints.