PM regrets controversial dinner guest
The Prime Minister regrets inviting a radical Muslim cleric, Sheikh Shady Al-Suleiman, to a Ramadan dinner at Kirribilli House.
Malcolm Turnbull is the first Australian Prime Minister to host an iftar, the meal that breaks a day of fasting during Ramadan.
TV host and social commentator Waleed Aly and AFL footballer Bachar Houli, and multi-faith and young leaders were among the Prime Minister’s guests.
An honour to be the first PM to host an Iftar dinner with multi-faith and young leaders at Kirribilli House tonight pic.twitter.com/Fj7JFvlYj5
? Malcolm Turnbull (@TurnbullMalcolm) June 16, 2016
Gary Adshead has questioned how the Sheikh could be included on such a guest list, when a simple Google search reveals the Clerics radical and anti-gay views.