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Jakim, Jamil Khir to seek audience with Johor sultan

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Modified 15 Oct 2017, 3:40 am

The Islamic Development Department (Jakim) and Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Jamil Khir Baharom are seeking an audience with Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar.

This follows Sultan Ibrahim's royal rebuke towards Jakim, and Zamihan Mat Zain, a preacher under the department's employ.

"We (Jakim and Jamil) will immediately seek an audience with the sultan regarding Zamihan, who gave a ceramah touching on the Muslim-friendly laundrette," Jakim director-general Othman Mustapha said in a statement today.

Earlier today, Sultan Ibrahim called Zamihan Mat Zin “an empty tin with no brains” for purportedly criticising him over his objection to having Muslim-exclusive laundrettes...

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