Prof. Abdur Raheem Kidwai is the Honorary Director, K. A. Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, AMU. He is the Former Professor, Department of English, AMU and the
Former Director, UGC HRDC, AMU. Also, he is a Visiting Professor, University of Leicester, UK.
Prof. Kidwai has been a well-known scholar of Qur'anic Studies and English Literature, and a well-acclaimed translator of English, Urdu and Arabic languages.