Sheikh Hussein Yee has arrived in Maldives

BY: moosawaheed, 9 Apr 2015

Sheikh Hussein Yee, the famous Islamic preacher has arrived in Maldives.

He is a Malaysian national of Chinese descent and a lecturer on Islam and former Buddhist who lectures regularly in the Asia-Pacific region. His lectures on Islam are frequently aired on Peace TV.

Born into a Buddhist family, Hussain Yee embraced Islam at the age of 18. He pursued studies at the University of Madinah in Saudi Arabia majoring in Hadith. After graduating in 1978, he joined the organization called Perkim in Malaysia, which focuses on the wellbeing of the new converts.

He also studied four years under Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, and has also had contact with the former Grand Mufti of Saudi-Arabia Ibn Baaz while studying at the University of Madinah. After studying in Saudi Arabia, Hussain Yee became involved in various organizations and now gives talks in the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe, which includes conducting summer camps by the invitation of local and international organizations.

Sheikh Hussain Yee will be lecturing in Maldives under the topic "Successfull Youth & Adult". This will be the fourth lecture of the “The Message” series organized by the Islamic affairs Ministry.

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