Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Memorandum to the Sultan

HRH Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.

45 Muslim Non-Government Organizations today has sent a memorandum to His Royal Highness the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah to ask a royal intervention from the Sultan to urge the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Government of Selangor to not act outside the jurisdiction of State Islamic Affairs as stated in the State Constitution. The section 6 of Selangor State Constitution, Pentadbiran Agama Islam (Selangor) 2003 stated that the matters related to Islam and its administration is under the jurisdiction of the Sultan of Selangor with the Majlis Agama Islam Selangor (MAIS), Selangor Islamic Religious Council as the leading authority after the Sultan. The memorandum was sent to the Sultan through his Private Secretary, Datuk Munir Bani.

Among the NGOs signed the treaty were Kebajikan Wanita Selangor, Pertubuhan Wanita Islam Antarabangsa, Pertubuhan Sinar Damsyik Malaysia, Yayasan Amal Malaysia, Pertubuhan Mawaddah Malaysia, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Masyarakat Islam Subang Jaya, Persatuan Pengguna Islam Malaysia (PPIM), Badan Amal Kami Prihatin, Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia, Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM), Persatuan Cina Muslim Malaysia (Macma), Unit Hidayah Macfa and Persatuan Ulama Malaysia (PUM).

The NGOs Representative, Dr. Zulkhaini Husain in his statement stated, they have agree and supported with the action taken by Jabatan Agama Islam Selangor (JAIS), Selangor Islamic Religious Department to make an inspection at the Methodist Church, Section 13, Petaling Jaya on 3rd August 2011 in an effort to defend the sovereignty of Islam in the State.



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