Dr Zakir Naik Momentous Milestones

Dr Zakir Abdul Karim Naik’s significant service for ‘Islamic Da’wah’ – promoting the proper presentation,
understanding and excellence of Islaam – is acclaimed worldwide

1987

Met Shaikh Ahmed Deedat in Mumbai

1988

Organized a Lecture Tour of
Shaikh Ahmed Deedat to India

1991

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery) graduation

1991

Islamic Research Foundation established

1993

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1st Public Lecture in Mumbai, India

1993

Married a Da’eeya, who is one of the Best Blessings of Allah to Dr Zakir Naik

1993

Islamic Research Foundation Ladies Wing Formed

1994

1st Public Debate in Mumbai, India

1994

Blessed with a son, Fariq – Next Generation Da’ee, In Shaa Allaah

1994

1st International Lecture Tour to South Africa

1994

Given the title ‘Deedat Plus’ by Shaikh Ahmed Deedat

1995

Several additional Public Lectures in India

1996

Several additional International Lecture Tours

1996

Started showing Islamic Programmes for few hours on many Cable Networks throughout Mumbai

1996

Blessed with a daughter, Zikra
– Next Generation Da’eeya,
In Shaa Allaah

1998

Started showing Islamic Programmes for few hours on many Cable Networks in different Cities of India

1999

Blessed with a daughter, Rushda – Next Generation Da’eeya, In Shaa Allaah

1999

1st International Da’wah Training Programme conducted in Mumbai, India

2000

Outstanding Appreciation Plaque from Pioneer International Da’ee Shaikh Ahmed Deedat

2000

Historic Debate with Dr William Campbell in Chicago, 1st April 2000

2001

Islamic International School, Mumbai, started

2001

All India Da’wah Training Programme conducted in Mumbai, India

2004

Organized a Lecture Tour of Dr Israr Ahmed to India

2006

Peace TV English, the Flagship Satellite TV Channel of Peace TV Network was launched
in January 2006

2006

Momentus Interfaith Dialogue with Hindu Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bangalore, India on 26th January 2006, which was telecast live on Peace TV English on the 1st Day of its Full fledged Launch

2007

First International Islamic Peace Conference (English) held at Somaiya Grounds, Mumbai

2007

Invited by King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz AI Saud of Saudi Arabia as an honoured guest to his palace in Riyadh

2008

Second International Islamic Peace Conference (Urdu) held at Somaiya Grounds, Mumbai

2009

Listed in ‘100 Most Powerful Indians in 2009’ by Indian Express

2009

Peace TV Urdu launched

2009

Peace TV English Telecast in High Definition (HD). It was the 1st Religious Satellite TV Channel in the world to be telecast in HD

2009

Third International Islamic Peace Conference (English) held at Somaiya Grounds, Mumbai

2009

United Islamic Aid launched to alleviate the suffering of the many poor and needy in Education, Healthcare and Economic Backwardness

2010

Listed in ‘100 Most Powerful Indians in 2010’ by Indian Express

2010

Fourth International Islamic Peace Conference (Urdu) held at Somaiya Grounds, Mumbai

2011

Peace TV Bangla launched

2011

Mentioned in the leading 70 list of the most influential Muslims in the world in ‘The Muslim 500’ every year from 2011 to 2020

2011

Islamic International Junior College, Mumbai, started

2011

Fifth International Islamic Peace Conference (Urdu) held at Somaiya Grounds, Mumbai

2012

Alhamdulillah Addressed a Crowd of over 1 million people at Kishanganj, Bihar, India which is one of the largest in the world for a religious lecture delivered by a single Orator.

2013

Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award’s ‘Islamic Personality of the Year 2013’ Presented by Shaikh Muhammad bin Rashid Al Makhtoum, Ruler of Dubai

2013

Tokoh Ma’al Hijrah 1435/2013’ international - level award Presented by King of Malaysia

2014

Sharjah Award for Voluntary Work 2013’ Presented by Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah

2014

The Insignia of the Commander of the National Order of the Republic of The Gambia’, The Highest National Award in The Gambia, Presented by Dr Yahya Jammeh, President of The Gambia

2014

Honorary Doctorate ‘Doctor of Humane Letters’ (Honoris Causa), conferred by the University of The Gambia, The Gambia

2015

‘King Faisal International Prize’ 2015 for ‘Service to Islam’ Presented by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia

2015

Peace TV Network established the Best Quality Satellite TV Production House in the world which included 18 Film Cameras of 8K & 4K with Angenieux 8K Film Zoom Lenses along with the Best 4K Post Production Equipment in the world

2015

Peace TV Chinese launched

2016

2nd International Da’wah Training Programme conducted in Mumbai, India

2017

Alhamdulillah Addressed an Audience of more than 100,000 in Jakarta, Indonesia

2017

Perkasa National Gallantry Award, Malaysia

2019

Ranked No 79 in "The Top 100 Cumulative Influence over 10 years" in the Book "The 500 Most Influential Muslims"

2019

Da'ee Ummah - The Highest Religious Award of Kelantan, Malaysia, Presented by the Chief Minister of Kelantan, Malaysia

2019

Alhamdulillah Addressed an Audience of more than 100,000 in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia

2019

Youtube Gold Creator Award for Passing 1 Million Subscribers

2020

Facebook Followers More than 22 Million which is the highest amongst any Religious English Speaker in the world

2020

Started Live Short Ramadhaan Talks Followed by Q&A on Peace TV network and social media platforms including Facebook and YouTube.

2020

Started Ask Dr Zakir Weekly Live Q&A Sessions every Saturday on Peace TV network and social media platforms including Facebook and YouTube

2020

YouTube subscribers more than 2 Million. (Add this after few days when 2 Million subscribers are crossed on YouTube InshaAllaah)