Sheikh Dr Omar Abdelkafy
Source of Influence: Preachers & Spiritual Guides
Status: Featured in current year
Abdelkafy is an Egyptian preacher and da’wa practitioner. He is very well-respected by his peers as a hafiz of the Qur’an (one who has memorised the entire Qur’an). He is also the director of the Qur’anic Studies Centre at the Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award. As well as working in his native Egypt, he travels abroad to help Muslim communities, working specifically with the Muslim community in Canada.