The Imam of Ka'ba, Shaikh Abu Ibrahim Sa'ud ibn Ibrahim ibn Muhammad ash-Shuraim visited Darul Uloom Deoband on 4 March 2012 Sunday.
He arrived in Darul Uloom Deoband via helicopter and landed around 1 O'clock. Mufti Abul Qasim Nomani presented him Words of Thanks in the grand Jama Rashid and welcomed him in Deoband. The Imam also addressed the gathering and admired Deoband for its important role in the cause of Islam. He conveyed a message of peace and uity and invited the Muslims to pay attention to Dawah and Tabligh. Maulana Arshad Madani summarized the essence of his speech in Urdu for the common audience.
Later, the Imam al-Shurain led the Zuhar Salah and thousands of Muslims offered the prayer behind him. All the streets leading to Darul Uloom and around were packed with the crowd of people gathered to welcome the Imam and to perform Zuhar Salah behind him.