ISLAMABAD: The Jordon-based Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre has selected for the fourth consecutive time the Chairman of Hurriyat discussion board, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, among the 500 most influential Muslim personalities around the globe and one among 5 most sensible most influential personalities in South Asia.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the RISSC-Jordan’s annual document for yr 2018, tilted ‘The Muslim 500’ says that Dr Mirwaiz Umar Farooq inherited the name of the 14th Mirwaiz, (conventional preacher of Muslims in Kashmir) in 1990 after the martyrdom of his father.
Since the younger age, the Mirwaiz has been elevating the Kashmir dispute on the United Nations, European Parliament and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the document stated.
Meanwhile, the Hurriyat discussion board in a observation issued in Srinagar termed the record pointing out the Mirwaiz among the most influential 500 Muslims around the globe as a question of delight and honour for the folk of Kashmir and an acknowledgment in their rightful and simply fight.
It condemned the ongoing denial of trip paperwork to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq by the Indian government for the previous a few years, disallowing him to commute in another country to constitute the case of oppressed Kashmiris tough their elementary human and political proper.