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(Write a descriptive essay on a leading Muslim scholar/researcher of the current day.
Provide a biographical account of his/her life and explore some of his/her publications.
Do not conduct any personal interviews with your subject. Rely on secondary research to
support your work and make reference to literature to justify your arguments.)
Abdul Rahman Ibn Abdul Aziz al-Sudais better knows as Abdulrahman Al-Sudais is the imam of the Grand Mosque Masjid al-Haram in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
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