Sabah govt rejects proposed bill to restrict propagation of non-Muslim religions


Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor. -filepic

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government has rejected a proposed bill to control and restrict the propagation of non-Muslim religions, as it goes against the spirit of the multi-cultural state as well as the Federal Constitution.

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor in a statement here on Thursday (Sept 9), said the state government upholds the freedom of religion principle as stated in the Federal Constitution and the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).

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