Mufti Menk

Mufti Menk arrives in Maldives

  • The renowned Muslim scholar arrived in the Maldives on Tuesday
  • He is set to give three sermons during the visit, as well as a special after Friday prayers
  • Menk will also be giving sermons in Addu and Kulhudhuffushi cities

Aishath Shaany
Shaaknee

K. Male' 2020 Jan 14 | Tue 18:02 37,309 local

Islamic Minister Dr. Ahmed Zahir welcomed Mufti Menk at Velana International Airport - RaajjeMV

Renowned Muslim scholar and motivational speaker Sheikh Ismail Ibn Musa Menk, 43, largely known as Mufti Menk, has arrived in the Maldives.

He arrived in the archipelago nation on Tuesday, and was welcomed by Islamic Minister Dr. Ahmed Zahir at Velana International Airport.

A number of activities have been planned for the world-renowned scholar’s trip, including sermons in capital Malé City as well as Addu and Kulhuduffushi cities.

His first sermon titled “religious rehabilitation” will be in the capital, on Tuesday night.

Menk, who is also the grand mufti of Zimbabwe, will then travel to southernmost Addu City where he has a sermon scheduled for Wednesday night.

He is to then head to Kulhudhuffushi City for the sermon set for Thursday night.

While he is travel to Malé afterwards, he is to give a special sermon after Friday prayers.

Mufti Menk was named one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre of Jordan, in 2014 and 2017.

Last updated at: 1 month ago | Reviewed by: Abdulla Naseer Ibrahim

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