India’s Dr. Zakir A. Naik has won the celebrated 2015 King Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud International Prize (KFIP) in class of Service to Islam. it absolutely was proclaimed by Makkah Governor patrician Khaled Al-Faisal and KFIP Secretary-General Abdullah Al-Othaimeen. About Dr. Zakir A. Naik Zakir A. Naik is speechifier on the topic of Islam and comparative faith. generally he's referred as a gospeller due to his work on Peace TV. He has revealed book versions of lectures on Islam and comparative faith Before turning into a speechifier, he was trained as a medical doctor. he's founder and President of the Islamic analysis Foundation of Republic of India. he's conjointly the founding father of the Islamic International faculty in metropolis and United Islamic Aid, that provides scholarship to poor and poverty-stricken Muslim youth. Awards: He has been presented with several awards as well as Islamic temperament of 2013, Malaysia’s Distinguished International temperament Award (2013), Sharjah Award for Voluntary Work (2013). concerning King Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud International Prize (KFIP) KFIP is an annual award bestowed to dedicated men and ladies whose contributions build a positive distinction and sponsored by King Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud Foundation. it's awarded in 5 categories: Service to Islam; Islamic studies; Arabic language and Literature; Science; medication. every prize consists of a written Arabic certificate summarizing the laureate’s work, a ceremonial 24-carat, 200-gram medallion and a money award of 750,000 Saudi riyal (US$ two hundred,000). 1st prize was awarded to Sayyid Abul A’ala Maududi within the year 1979 for his service to Islam. 2015 KFIP different awardees ar Chemistry- academician Omar Mwannes Yaghi (US) and academician Michael Gratzel (Switzerland), Islamic studies- Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Kaki. Medicine- Jeffrey Ivan Gordon (US).