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Raub MP Says Idris Ahmad Is Impairing Islam’s Image By Impeding The Cultural Affairs Of Non-Muslims

today1 August 2022


source: Astro Awani

In response to Religious Affairs minister Datuk Idris Ahmad’s statement that the Oktoberfest celebration should not be endorsed as it has the potential to destabilise social harmony, a DAP MP has urged him against meddling with non-Muslim cultural activities, instead advising him to concentrate on serving Muslims.

Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji made the remarks in response to a parliamentary reply published on July 27, whereby Idris stated that he had concerns regarding the event seeing as alcohol would be consumed publicly in a festival setting.

The minister said that during Oktoberfest, everybody should follow Malaysian laws and regulations as Islam is the federal faith, adding that the intoxicant effects of alcohol can result in domestic violence, traffic fatalities, poverty, scuffles, health complications, and issues with work productivity.

source: Malaysia Today

“As a Muslim MP, I recognise that…

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Written by: Lara Lee

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