Sheikh Sudais is probably one of the most popular Islamic personalities of the Muslim Ummah and almost every believer recognizes and loves his beautiful voice. Sheikh Abdul Rehman Al Sudais is the Chief Imam and Khateeb of Masjid Al Haram in Makkah. He is also the President of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques (GPH), with a rank of a minister.
Sheikh Sudais was born in the year 1381 in the City of Qassim, Saudi Arabia. He got his early education in Riyadh and by the age of 12 he had memorized the whole Quran under the supervision of Sheikh Abdul Rehman Al Firyan .
Sheikh Sudais graduated from the Faculty of Sharia in the year 1402, Completed his final years of Studies from Umm Al Qura University in Makkah and earned a PHD Degree in Sharia in 1416.
He was appointed Imam of Masjid Al Haram in 1404, at a very young age of 22. Since then Sheikh Sudais has been leading Taraweeh every year and in 1441, he completed his 40th time of completing the Quran and reading the Khatam ul Quran Dua.
In 1433, he was appointed as the President of General Presidency for the Affairs of the Haramain in a decree ordered by the Late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia just before the Grand Expansion started in Masjid Al Haram
Sheikh Abdul Rahman As Sudais was appointed by King Salman to deliver the Hajj Khutbah in the year 2016/1437. Later, by Royal Decree issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Sheikh Sudais was reappointed as President of the General Presidency for a period of 4 years in 1441.
In 1444 , Sheikh Sudais completed 40 years of his appointment as Imam and Khateeb of Masjid Al Haram, Makkah.