Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Biography of Sheikh Khalid Al Ghamdi

Sheikh Khalid Al Ghamdi, was born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, however his date of birth is unknown. According to many news sources, and interviews conducted. Sheikh Khalid always dreamed bigger, he himself said during his tour to Pakistan in April 2015, that he completed the Memorization of the Holy Quran under the Guidance of a Pakistani Cleric in Makkah at the age of 16.

When Asked about his Education he said that he did his elementary, secondary and High school From Makkah, additionally all the Universities which he attended were in Makkah. He graduated from Umm Al Qurra University in the College of Dawah. He holds a Masters Degree in Recitation and Tafseer of the Holy Quran


He was an Imam in a small Masjid in Makkah, then in 2004 he was appointed to be a in the correction team during Ramadan in Masjid Al Haram, and deputy Imam incase an Imam failed to reach the Grand Mosque on time. Finally he was appointed as a Permanent Imam in the year 2008 when he Led Salat Al Dhur, and during Salat Al Isha when his voice freshly started to echo around the Grand Mosque he cried profusely. 

Sheikh Khalid Al Ghamdi, since then is an imam at the Grand Mosque and every year during Ramadan he leads in pairs with Sheikh Bandar Baleelah, and this year he also led in pairs with Sheikh Yasir Al Dossary


Sheikh Khalid Al Ghamdi was appointed as Imam of Masjid Al Haram after a royal decree was issued by the Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques. Sheikh Khalid delivered his first Khutbah in Masjid Al Haram on 4th September 2015





Sheikh Khalid Al Ghamdi


Interview of Sheikh Khalid Al Ghmadi with OnePath Network:







Here is a recent video of Sheikh Khalid leading Salah in Masjid Al Haram:




Last Edited: 4th September 2017




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