This List of 500 Most Influential Muslims 2010 is the second of the annual series which highlights people who are influential as Muslims, published by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, affiliated with the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, in Amman, Jordan.
The book lists the 500 most influential people in the Muslim world, breaking the people into several distinct categories. The Top 50 are only in the International Islamic Networks and Issues of the Day lists, where as the rest of the 450 leaders are categorized by their diverse fields of work and appear unranked under their country in various categories. Under the category scholarly, the scholars, thinkers, and educators have been chosen who have made significant contributions to the study and cultivation of Islamic knowledge and Muslim culture.
Dr.Farhat Hashmi has been listed under the category Scholarly and has been introduced as follows on page 108: