Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has responded to former minister Zaid Ibrahim who had previously criticised those who were against the Better Beer Festival 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.
Asri said that alcohol is considered bad by all rational people as it has become a problem to society.
"If some refuse or disagree with a beer festival, it does not mean he refuses or denies entertainment.
"There are many among the religious who also participate in entertainment and sing in proper ways," he said in a Facebook post today.
Without naming anyone yesterday, Zaid, who is a DAP member, had said that those who are against the beer festival prefer polygamy to entertainment and festival.
However, Asri questioned what halal polygamy has to do with a beer festival...