Pahang PAS urges PN to phase out gambling

Modified 4 Mar 2021, 9:18 am

Pahang PAS has urged Putrajaya to phase out the gambling industry because it violated Islamic tenets and to "rescue" the public.

Its information chief Mohd Tarmizi Yahaya said the federal government should not be supportive of gambling "tauke" or companies, regardless of the tax contributions from the industry.

"The government should protect and save the rakyat, not build the wealth of 'tauke' or gambling companies," he said.

Tarmizi said tax collections from...

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