Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik to visit Pakistan

By: News Desk      Published: 06:32 PM, 19 Sep, 2021
Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik to visit Pakistan

Leading Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik will visit Pakistan at the invitation of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Sunday made a telephone call to the Islamic scholar and discussed issues related to the Muslim community across the world.

During the talks, the Opposition Leader in Senate also gave an invitation to Dr Zakir Naik to visit Pakistan that was accepted by the latter and expressed gratitude.

Dr Zakir Naik is an Indian preacher of Islam and founder of the Islamic Research Foundation and Peace TV Network, the largest religious satellite channel network in the world. Due to some objectionable content, his TV channel is banned in India, Bangladesh, Canada, Sri Lanka and England.

The Islamic scholar is also facing some allegations of terror financing and money laundering in India. He fled from India in 2016. He is currently residing in Malaysia where he has permanent resident status.