Dr Bilal Phillips to visit the Maldives for the second time

Canadian preacher Dr Bilal Phillips is set to visit the Maldives for the second time at the end of this month in order to deliver a religious sermon upon invitation by local religious organisation Jamiyyathul Salaf.

Dr Phillips will give a sermon named ‘The call’ on the 30th of this month, and will be accompanied by British Islamic scholar Abdu Raheem Green.

Speaking to Haveeru, president of Jamiyatthul Salaf, Abdulla bin Mohamed Ibrahim said that they had received a lot of support for the initiative and informed that the programme will be conducted in various locations in the Maldives including Fuvahmulah and Addu City.

Dr Phillips was recently investigated and deported from the Philippines for inciting terrorist ideologies. He was questioned by the Phillipines police regarding links terrorist organisations including the Islamic State (IS).

The controversial preacher who frequently appears on Islamic television channel Peace TV has been banned from entering Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, and the United States of America for security reasons.


Islamic speaker Zakir Naik to visit Maldives

World famous Islamic speaker Zakir Naik has confirmed he will visit the Maldives from 28-30 April upon an invitation from the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, reports Miadhu.

Naik, his wife and child are to deliver speeches according to Sheikh Farooq and the chance to ask questions will be given.

Naik is the president and founder of religious NGO the Islamic Research Foundation, which also owns Mumbai-based TV channel Peace TV.

The Indian national is a medical doctor and has become one of the most renowned speakers of Islam and comparative religion.