Nur Jazlan: Zakir Naik not given Malaysian citizenship

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 27 Nov 2016

PETALING JAYA: Controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik has not been given Malaysian citizenship, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed (pic).

"We do not give citizenship automatically unless the person is born in the country to Malaysian parents," said Nur Jazlan in a message to The Star Online.

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