Islamic scholar Sheikh Ismail Ibn Musa Menk aka Mufti Ismael Menk will be in the country next week as part of his ‘Building Bridges Tour.’
Menk, who is also the grand mufti of Zimbabwe, is expected to be among the keynote speakers during celebrations to mark 175 years of Islam in Uganda.
He will be at Namboole Stadium on the 23rd of June.
Mufti Menk has more than three million followers on Twitter.
In 2014 and 2017, Mufti Menk was named one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre of Jordan.
In 2001, Menk received first prize for presenting his research on “Effects of the Media on Islamic Dawah” to the Africa Dawah Committee in Saudi Arabia. The following year he presented research to the King Fahad Symposium held in Johannesburg, South Africa on “Obstacles Facing Dawah in African Continent and their Solutions”.