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DR MAHATHIR ATTENDS ISLAMIC AFFAIRS PREMIER FORUM

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia Aug 31 (NNN-Bernama) -� Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad last night attended the Islamic Affairs Premier Forum at Putra Mosque here in conjunction with the 2018 National Day.

The forum with the theme of the 2018 National Day celebration, Sayangi Malaysiaku (Love Our Malaysia) as a topic of discussion which featured three leading panelists namely Imam Muda Asyraf, Ustaz Elyas Ismail and Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) lecturer Dr Nik Salida Suhaila Nik Saleh.

Ustaz Mohamad Zarifi Mohamad Daud of Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) was the moderator of the forum.

Among others, the forum touched on the important of a Muslim to have the nature of love and love for the country as well as to work together with the government in developing the country.

Apart from the congregation in the mosque, the event organised by the Communications and Multimedia Ministry with the cooperation of Jakim was also attended by the Prime Minister’s wife, Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Dr Mujahid Yusuf Rawa and senior government officials.

The one and a half hours forum was aired live over Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM).

Source: NAM News Network

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