J&K Mirwaiz Umar Farooq listed among world’s 10 influential Muslim politicians by RISSC Jordan
RISCC lists Mirwaiz among influential Muslim politicians for 7th year in a row, makes specific mention of Mirwaiz’s arrest
Srinagar, Feb 1 (KNS): Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has for the seventh consecutive time been chosen among 500 most influential Muslim personalities across the globe by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, Jordan.
According to details available with the news agency KNS, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been listed among the world’s 10 influential Muslim politicians for the seventh consecutive year by RISSC, Jordon.
Pertinently, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq continues to be under the house arrest for more than 18 months.
Commenting upon the Mirwaiz, RISSC Jordan said that “He has been advocating dialogue with both India and Pakistan so that the aspirations of the Kashmiri people may be realised.”
Specifically mentioning Mirwaiz’s arrest, it stated that he has been under house arrest since August 2019.
The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre is an independent research entity affiliated with the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic thought, an international Islamic non-governmental, independent institute headquartered in Amman, the capital of Jordan.
Topping the list, personalities include King Salman of Saudi Arabia, Ayatollah Khamnai of Iran, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and King Abdullah of Jordan. (KNS)