Asyraf Wajdi: More than RM1bil annually needed to run Jakim

  • Nation
  • Monday, 23 Nov 2015

- Bernama

PETALING JAYA: The Islamic Development Department Malaysia (Jakim) needs more than RM1bil annually to cater to the increasing demands of Malaysian Muslims and to combat those who are out to deny Islam as the federal religion.

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki (pic) said this in response to an article by a local portal, which revealed that the religious body nearly spent RM1bil this year.

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