Reclusive star Yusaf Islam will make a rare public appearance at a charity peace concert in Malaysia next week (ends17OCT03).

The singer - known as CAT STEVENS before he converted to Islam in 1977 - will appear onstage at the PEACE TRAIN CHARITY NIGHT concert in Kuala Lumpur on 14 October and recite "messages of peace".

According to organiser YAHYA ABDULLAH, Islam may even perform at the event, which is raising funds for the local religious propagation group, ISLAMIC INFORMATION AND SERVICES FOUNDATION.

09/10/2003 17:31