Portfolio: King Faisal International Prize for Service of Islam

King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia presented Dr Zakir Naik with the most prestigious Award of the Muslim World, the ‘King Faisal International Prize 2015’ for ‘Service to Islam’ on 1st March 2015.

The King Faisal Foundation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, conferred on Dr Zakir Naik the prestigious 'King Faisal International Prize 2015’ for 'Service to Islam', the Most Acclaimed Award in the Muslim World, similar to The Nobel Prize, for his 'renowned authority in Comparative Religion' and 'promoting Peace TV.'

The prize consisted of a certificate indicating the laureate’s achievements, a commemorative 24-carat 200 gram gold medal and Saudi Riyals 750,000 (US $200,000). The entire prize money was donated to the Waqf for Peace TV Network by Dr Zakir Naik.