Shaykh al Qari Abdullah ibn Ali Basfar
Shaykh al Qari Abdullah ibn Ali Basfar is a renowned reciter of Qur’an and Imam of Suhaybi Masjid, Jeddah in his native Saudi Arabia noted for his expertise in Tajweed and has received ijazah from Shaykh Dr. Ayman Suwaid. He first rose to prominence in Jeddah as an Imam and a reciter during the Ramadhaan Qur’an recitation nights for Taraweeh. Shaykh Basfar’s recitation were later diffused in many Qur’an Radio Stations and aired on Satellite TV Channels. Qari Abdullah ibn Ali Basfar became one of the eminent reciters of the Muslim world; he started giving religious lectures on various Islamic issues and called to assist poor people in Africa and countries in crisis. He contributed himself to provide such aid in Ndjamena, Chad.
Shaykh al Qari Abdullah ibn Ali Basfar is also the president of the International Institution for Qur’an Memorisation related to the Muslim World League which shortly became one of the most effective institutions in serving the Qur’an in the world. Qari Abdullah Basfar bibliography includes works on Islamic topics like ‘Ramadhaan, virtues and facts’, ‘Biography of Abu Bakr as-Saddiq (ra)’, ‘Purification of the Soul’, and other titles.