Sheikh Yousaf Bin Saeed will deliver the sacred sermon this year on Arfa day 1444AH, in June 2023.
Earlier, the Saudi presidency of the two Holy Mosques announced the appointment of Sheikh Yousaf Bin Saeed and Sheikh Doctor Mehar Hamamd as backup Imams.
Sheikh Yousaf Bin Saeed is a member of the “Veteran Scholars Councils” of Saudi Arabia. Shiekh Yousaf Bin Muhammad Bin Saeed taught faith and current faiths at Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University.
He was also the chairman of the symposium on National Public Education and a member of the “Mission and Vision” committee; a member of the University Examination Research Committee for five years; a member of the Scientific Research Dean Council for five years; a member of the University Post Graduate Studies Deanship Council for two years; a member of the Supreme Council committee on “acknowledging Martyrs Sense of Obligation and Recognising Social Sense of Obligation”; and a lecturer in Im
During his time as secretary of Ideology and Contemporary Faith at the University, Sheikh also held a notable position. He also worked as an assistant professor and then as the head of the Department of “Contemporary and Contemporary Faiths” at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University.
Following Sheikh Yousaf bin Saeed’s appointment, the president of the Holy Affairs, Abd al-Rahman bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Sudais, congratulated him and wished him prosperity and honour. According to the Saudi Ministry of Religious Affairs, a total of 7,18,030 pilgrims from various nations have arrived in Madinah for the purpose of Hajj. This year, the Hajj Arabic Khutba will be broadcast in 14 languages to all pilgrims worldwide.