A video shows the Islamic preacher Zakir Naik meeting the motivational speaker Ghanim al Muftah during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
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A video purporting to show the Islamic preacher Zakir Naik meeting the motivational speaker Ghanim al Muftah during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has been recently shared online.
Misbar investigated the circulating claim and found it to be misleading. The video dates back to 2016.
Zakir Naik’s 2016 Lecture in Qatar
Upon conducting a thorough research, Misbar’s team found that the circulating video dates back to 2016.
The video was taken during one of Zakir Naik’s 2016 lectures in Qatar.
The lecture titled “Does God Exist?” can be found on YouTube with subtitles in Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, and English.
Aljazeera Mubasher shared the video via their official YouTube channel on May 27, 2016, as can be seen below.
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
The claim is being circulated as the 2022 World Cup takes place.
The tournament will last till December 2018.
Misbar previously debunked several claims related to Zakir Naik’s visit to Qatar.