Peace Foundation said Dr. Bilal Philips, the famous Islamic Scholar scheduled to give the first lecture in ‘The Legacy’ event by Peace Foundation, will lead the prayer and deliver the sermon on Friday.
Speaking to VNews, Peace Foundation’s General Secretary Mohamed Sobah said Dr. Bilal Philips will give the sermon in English on July 14, Friday.
Sobah said the topic of the sermon is ‘The Glad Tidings’ and that although the sermon is given in English, a Dhivehi summary will be given to those attending Friday prayer.
He said the event's first lecture “The Truly Successful People” would be given by Dr. Bilal Philips on Thursday night, near the Islamic Centre.
Another lecture titled “Who is Our Lord” is scheduled for July 15, in Gn. Fuvahmulah.
Sobah said Dr. Bilal Philips has now been given the permit to lead Friday prayer and give the sermon.
Furthermore, Dr. Bilal Philips is scheduled to give lectures in schools and other institutes, and will depart on July 17 after concluding the visit, he said.
This is the fourth time the esteemed scholar has visited the Maldives.