Holy Qur’an Award
for Islamic Personality
of the Year - 2013
DUBAI INTERNATIONAL HOLY QUR'AN AWARD
ISLAMIC PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2013
Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid AI Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE & Ruler of Dubai, presented the Dubai International Holy QUR'AN Award’s ‘Islamic Personality of 2013’ Award to Dr Zakir Naik.
The award presented by Dubai International Holy Qur'an Award
(DIHQA) comes in recognition of his efforts to spread the message
of Islaam and promote peace at a global level with his initiatives in
education, media and philanthrophy
The Award Ceremony
The 17th Award Ceremony of the Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award was held on 29th of July 2013 at the Dubai Chambers of Commerce, Dubai, UAE
DR ZAKIR NAIK CONFERRED
THE DUBAI INTERNATIONAL HOLY QUR'AN AWARD FOR
ISLAMIC PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2013 / 1434 HIJRI
The Dubai International Holy Qur'an Award Committee under the patronage of
Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makhtoum, The Vice President of UAE and
Ruler of Dubai, has appreciated Dr Zakir Naik’s service to Islaam and conferred
him with The Dubai International Holy Qur'an Award for Islamic Personality of
the Year 1434 Hijri.
- Dr Zakir Naik Donated the entire amount AED 1,000,000/-
(equivalent to US $272,000/-)
for the Waqf (Endowment) of Peace TV.
Dr Zakir Naik
The Youngest Recipient of the Award
Dr Zakir Naik at the age of 47 has become the youngest recipient of the award and the
second Indian to receive the honour
after Maulana Sayyid AbuI Hassan AI
He is now acclaimed among the league of Islamic Luminaries that
includes : Shaikh Yousuf Al Qardawi, Shaikh Mohammad Al Shirawi,
Shaikh Abdul Rahman Al Sudais and others.
Maulana Sayyid Abul Hassan
Shaikh Zayed bin
President Abdul Rahman
Print Media Coverage of the Award
More than 50 newspapers in different languages worldwide covered the news of Dr Zakir Naik being awarded the Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award Islamic Personality of the year 2015 by Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai.