Jakim should focus on urban poverty, says Tawfik Ismail


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  • Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015

PETALING JAYA: G25 member and former Umno MP Tawfik Ismail (pic) has called for the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) to be redeployed to handle urban poverty for Muslims.

Tawfik, whose father was Malaysia’s second deputy prime minister Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman, has maintained his strong stance against the religious body despite reports of a sedition probe against him.

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