Penulis Smart Generation ingin mengucapkan Tahniah dan Syabas kepada semua rakyat Malaysia yang telah di masukkan dalam 500 Individu Muslim Paling Berpengaruh Dunia untuk tahun 2010.Buku ' The Most Influential Muslims 2010' Edisi ketiga itu diterbitkan oleh The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre.The Most Influential Muslim 2010 dibahagikan kepada 15 kategori iaitu ulama ,politik ,cendekiawan ,pemuda ,media ,sains ,teknologi, perubatan, undang-undang, seni dan radikal.Penyenaraian ini bukti kepimpinan politik dan peranan besar yang disumbangkan tokoh tersebut mendapat pengiktirafan antarabangsa.Sememangnya Negara kita juga berupaya untuk melahirkan jaguh-jaguh pimpinan muslim di Dunia ini.Tahniah dan Syabas kepada kepimpinan negara tidak kira daripada Pakatan Rakyat ataupun kerajaan yang telah tersenarai dalam buku ini.
Berikut merupakan antara tokoh-tokoh negara yang diberikan pengiktirafan dalam Buku ' The Most Influential Muslims 2010' Edisi ketiga itu:
The following leaders are selected as runners-up from the 450 list for accomplishments in their respective fields that place them amongst the most significant Muslims in the world. They command influence almost comparable to those in the Top 50. They deserve
IBRAHIM, HIS EXCELLENCY DR ANWAR, MALAYSIA
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Ibrahim is a Malaysian politician of global stature. He is the former deputy prime minister of Malaysia, former finance minister and is currently the leader of the Malaysian opposition coalition. He is well-known for his liberal Islamic stance on politics, and is very influential as a leader and role model for young people. Ibrahim’s coalition now controls four of 13 state governments. If led by Anwar, it would have a fair chance of winning the next national election in 2013.
These scholars, thinkers, and educators are well-respected leaders who have made significant contributions to the study and cultivation of Islamic knowledge and Muslim culture.
1.Al Akiti, Dr Muhammad Afifi [New]
Dr Muhammad Afifi al Akiti is a briliant young scholar, a trained theologian and philologist. He is a lecturer of Islamic studies with the Faculty of Theology at Oxford University, a KFAS Fellow in Islamic Studies, and a fellow at Worcester College. He is internationally acclaimed for his 2005 fatwa, ‘Defending the transgressed by censuring the reckless against the killing of civilians’ written in response to the 7 July London bombings, which was praised by scholars of Islam and gained a massive readership on the internet.
2.Al Attas, Dr Syed Muhammad Naquib [New]
Dr al Attas is considered by many to be a scholar giant in the Muslim world. An influential
philosopher and thinker, he is well-written on the traditional Islamic sciences as well as sufism, metaphysics, and philosophy. He has served at various global academic institutions as an educator and lead administrator and is also a noted calligrapher.
3.Kamali, Prof. Dr Mohammad Hashim
Kamali is the world’s leading expert and author on comparative studies between Islamic and
modern law. He is one of the most prolific producers of quality scholarship on Islam in the world today. Originally from Afghanistan, Kamali is a dean and professor at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) and the International Islamic University in Malaysia. Kamali is also the current Chairman and CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies in Malaysia.
These leaders possess high positions of power over substantial groups of people and maintain authority from their elevated status, reputation, or political clout.
1.Abidin, His Majesty Spb Yang Dipertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal [New]
The Yang DiPertuan Agong is the constitutional monarch of Malaysia, with a population of 25.9 million. He is also the Sultan of Terengganu and currently one of the youngest and longest-reigning Malay rulers. As King, he is also considered the Head of Islam.
2.Ibrahim, His Excellency Dr Anwar
Ibrahim is a Malaysian politician of global stature. He is the former deputy prime minister of
Malaysia, former finance minister and is currently the leader of the Malaysian opposition coalition.He is well-known for his liberal Islamic stance on politics, and is incredibly influential as a leaderand role model for young people. Ibrahim’s coalition now controls four of 13 state governments. If led by Anwar, it would have a fair chance of winning the next national election in 2013.
3.Ismail, Dr Wan Azizah Wan [New]
Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is the president of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (People’s Justice Party). Shewas Leader of the Opposition Party until she stepped down for Anwar Ibrahim.
4.Razak, Najib Tun
Razak became the 6th prime minister of Malaysia in 2009. He is focused on domestic economic issues and political reform, promotes economic liberalization, and has stated that Malaysia is led by Islamic principles and is not a secular state. Razak is also the president of the United Malays National Organization (UMNO).
These agents of change are responsible for founding and directing some of themost influential and innovative global institutions—most often these are based in the Muslim world.
1.Nik Mat, Dato’ Haji Nick Abdul Aziz [2009:42]
Dato’ Haji Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat is a Malaysian politician, an Islamic scholar and has been thechief minister of the State of Kelantan for the past 20 years. He holds the position of MursyidulAm—the religious guide—within the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS). As the religious guideof the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, Nik Mat is the spiritual leader of Malaysian Islamic politicsand holds very important sway over the tenor of politics in the nation. Nik Mat’s fundamentalistparty has close to one million members and enjoys strong support from the northern rural andconservative states such as Kelantan and Terengganu.
These dynamic preachers have become increasingly influential in an age of technology where uplifting sermons and lessons on Islam are presented to packed stadium audiences and millions of televisions are tuned in to satellite networks, and innumerable web videos are viewed multiple times a day across the world.
1.Ibrahim, Dato Mashitah [New]
Ibrahim is a prominent motivational preacher in Malaysia, and a lecturer in Universiti Islam
Antarabangsa Malaysia, who is now active in politics. Sultan Pahang awarded her the honorarytitle ‘dato’ for her devotion to da’wa initiatives in 2000. Her views and opinions on contemporaryIslamic issues receive wide attention.
These women have been trailblazers in their respective fields, often being the first
in breaking social boundaries.
Anwar is the founder and former executive director of Sisters in Islam, an organization committedto gender issues and increasing respect for women. She is also a journalist who has contributed tothe New Straits Times and the Star, the country’s two main newspapers, and has written a book about Islam in Malaysia.
These organizers have dedicated their lives to civic engagement, community work,activism and conflict resolution to influence communities through policy change,governance, and advocacy for sustainable development.
1.Kader, Mohideen Abdul
Kader is vice president of the Consumers’ Association of Penang, which works to secure the rightsof every person to basic needs, a clean and safe environment, and the development of indigenousculture and knowledge. He is also a board member of Citizens International, an NGO working on international political issues.
SCIENCE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, MEDICINE, LAW
Scientific and technological innovation is key to the impact of these leaders whoinfluence the world. The Muslim world also boasts historic and contemporaryadvancements in the field of medicine and the implementation, and often reform,of systems of law. These leaders are catalysts behind many of these developments. Technology, Medicine, Law
1.Shukor, Dr Sheikh Muszaphar [New]
Dr Shukor, an orthopedic surgeon by profession, became the first Malaysian in space when he was selected as one of two astronauts to be trained at Star City in Russia and subsequently selected to be the astronaut to further Malaysia’s Angkasawan program, which sent him to the International Space Station in 2007. He successfully conducted scientific experiments while in space. His launch also prompted the Malaysian National Fatwa Council to issue specific rulings regarding observance of religious obligations (praying and fasting) while in space. In 2010 Shukor was appointed as one of the ambassadors of Malaysia’s nationwide reading campaign to encourage literacy among
ARTS AND CULTURE
These are artists and cultural ambassadors whose work has become part of people’s
daily lives throughout the globe.
Raihan are a world famous Malaysian nasheed group with four members: Che Amran Idris, AbuBakar Md Yatim, Amran Ibrahim and Zulfadli Bin Mustaza. Since their coming together in 1996,they have made 11 albums and received numerous awards in Malaysia.