Move to book stadium for Zakir talk rejected

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 23 Feb 2019

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang City Council (MBPP) has rejected an application by the Islamic Propagation Society International (IPSI) of Penang to book the City Stadium for a public talk by Dr Zakir Naik, citing a football tournament and maintenance as among the reasons.

However, the Penang Islamic Religious Affairs Department (JAIPP) said the proposed ceramah was not allowed because the controversial preacher did not have the required permit from the religious authorities.

Zakir Naik