He posted an Instagram “boomerang” with a group of youths in his office in Malaysia’s administrative capital Putrajaya.
The six-second video was also tweeted on his account.
In the video, the minister is seen waving to the camera alongside a group of youngsters.
He captioned it: “Joining these youngsters recording a boomerang. They are from Johor. Anyone know them.”
They are from the Beeprography Studio and were holding up production equipment in the 6 seconds video.
Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri’s video on Instagram received more than 54,000 views, 46 comments in which most of the netizens expressed their awe at his skills.
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Layan anak-anak muda dari Johor nak main Boomerang. Saya doakan moga berjaya dalam bidang fotografi dan videografi yang diceburi. Saya bangga dengan anak muda Muslim yang berjaya membina nama dalam kerjaya yang diceburi, biarpun bermula dari kosong. Apa yang penting, jangan tinggal solat dan majlis ilmu.
Usually, the youngsters will get a lecture from religious leaders telling them not to go on TikTok for example.
Some religious leaders call the actions of the younger gen on social media a diversion from the Islamic faith.
But not Dr Albakri who is using the social media platforms to attract attention while he spreads his message through them.
Dr Albakir was the mufti of the Federal Territory a few years ago and is a Senator in Malaysia. He is not an elected rep but seats in the Cabinet of PM Muhyiddin Yassin.
He is also an avid follower of Liverpool, the English Premier League champion and is also a member of The Muslim Council of Elders.
The Terengganu born is 51 and engages with his followers on Twitter. The boomerang video attracted 33,000 views on Twitter.