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Jamil Khir to represent government at RUU355 gathering

Datuk Seri Jamil Khair Baharom

Datuk Seri Jamil Khair Baharom

Zaidi Azmi
Written by Zaidi Azmi

KUALA LUMPUR – February 15, 2017: Organisers of the RUU355 gathering have confirmed that the government will be represented by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom.

PAS information chief Nasrudin Hasan Tantawi said the minister will attend the event at Padang Merbok on Saturday and is expected to address the crowd.

“Jamil told me that he will perform the dusk prayer with us and will also deliver a talk,” said Nasrudin, a committee members of the event.

Describing it as a non-political gathering, Nasrudin invites all Malaysian, regardless of political affiliations, views and religion to attend the gathering.

“We want to clear out any misunderstanding plaguing the minds of those who are against the syariah empowerment bill (RUU355) that is being championed by PAS,” he said.

Aside speakers from prominent Islamic non-governmental organisation and associations, Nasrudin said leaders of several non-Muslim religious organisations were also slated to deliver speeches.

 

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Zaidi Azmi

Zaidi Azmi

Despite becoming The MOLE's journalist in 2014, he still has a hard time traversing the city. If he is not lost, this northern kampung boy can be found struggling to make some sense out of the Malaysian political sphere.