Idris: Malay Rulers will now chair national council for Islamic affairs in rotation

KUALA LUMPUR: The position of the chairman of the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs (MKI) will now be held by one of the ruling monarchs in rotation for two years with the prime minister as his deputy, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Idris Ahmad (pic).

This is in line with the amendments done to the MKI’s regulations after the federal Islamic Affairs Supreme Committee on Feb 18, 2020, recommended that changes should be made especially on MKI’s structure and membership.

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