PM has an audience with Agong on ‘Allah’ issue


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 06 Jan 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had an audience with Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin on Wednesday to explain the issue on the use of the word “Allah” and measures taken by the Government to “find a solution to the problem.”

A statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office said Tuanku Mizan had consented to the measures taken by the Government, and the Prime Minister had informed Cabinet Ministers about the meeting at its weekly meeting Wednesday.

The statement also said that as the matter had been taken to court, it was proper that everyone should respect the legal process in the country.

”The Government has already filed an appeal against the decision of the High Court.

”While the appeal process is going on, it is our responsibility not to do anything that can jeopardise the interest and well-being of the people,” the statement said.

The audience with the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong is a normal practice adopted by Najib every Wednesday morning before the Cabinet meeting. -- Bernama

Related Stories: ‘Allah’ controversy cannot be resolved through law, says Dr M ‘Herald’ editor upset over hacking Stay granted on ‘Allah’ ruling (Updated) PM to seek audience with King and Rulers Muhyiddin: Don’t be rash Ministry files appeal against ruling PAS says ‘Allah’ can be used by Christians and others Dr Asri: ‘Allah’ can only refer to the one true God PM: Stay calm over decision favouring Herald High Court grants Catholic publication Herald the right to use ‘Allah’ word again Minister violated rights of Herald publisher, court told

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
   

Did you find this article insightful?

Yes
No

Next In Nation

Condition of GOF cop shot by smugglers improving, says Penang police chief
Covid-19: Uncle Don's Restaurants urges customers to undergo testing after employee tested positive
Five food handlers in Sibu fined for recovery MCO violations
Recruit more Bersatu members before GE15, says Women chief
Perak govt allocates RM2.95mil for flood relief aid
EPF: Employees share of statutory contribution to be reduced to 9% in 2021
Man killed in accident near Sibu after truck rams into tree
Bersatu to hold third AGM virtually
Party's over: Cops break up private party, arrest 19 in Serdang
Jawi: Nikah ceremonies allowed at all mosques not in red zones from Dec 1

Stories You'll Enjoy