Authorities urged to end Valet Doa's 'pay per prayer'
The Fatwa Council and the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) must issue guidelines to stop individuals from "commercialising religion", said the Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM).
PPIM chief Nadzim Johan said this after entrepreneur Nasrin Harin said he will not shut down his Valet Doa service where he charges a fee to read out doa (invocations) for customers at Muslim holy sites in Mecca.
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