Who is Saud Al-Shuraim?
Saud ibn Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Shuraim is one of the Imams and khateeb of the Grand Mosque in Makka. He holds a doctorate and is a Professor of Sharia and Islamic studies at the Umm al-Qura University in Makka, and was recently appointed as a Dean and "Specialist Professor in Fiqh" at the University.
Shuraim leads the Taraweeh prayers during Ramadan in Mecca since 1991, and is known for his smooth Quranic recitation style in accordance with the rules of tajweed. He also led the Salat Al Mayyit for late Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz on 17 June 2012 after maghrib prayer. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and the royal families were present at this funeral. His voice has been widely recorded and is internationally distributed by various mediums.
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