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JAKIMJabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Malay: Department of Islamic Development Malaysia)
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'Seeing that Jakim is not the approving authority for applications to organise such events, Jakim gave its views and advice from a religious perspective regarding the suitability of the event.
A study by Jakim revealed that 40 per cent of divorce cases in the last 10 years among Muslim couples were due to "irreconcilable differences".
Another local concert that was reportedly affected by the Jakim advice was that of Taiwanese singer Bobby Chen, which has been brought forward to noon instead of 7.30pm this Saturday.
The concert organiser also said, Puspal and Jakim raised concerns that conducting the show after 7.30pm might cause uneasiness among the Muslims which could lead to racial controversies.
"In view of the widespread screening of ghosts, superstitious and mystical movies, we urge the Government to empower Jakim to ban their production as they do not carry any positive message, but instead may destroy the faith," it said.
'Ironically, the use of Jakim's halal logo should also be amended, that is, not using jawi calligraphy for businesses, premises or products that are not owned by Muslims.
Director-general Wan Mohamad Sheikh Abdul Aziz, Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim), remained tight-lipped when asked if the fatwa would ban Muslims from taking up yoga.
The show, hosted by Finaz who previously sparked controversy for her pro-Barisan Nasional leanings, is shown on the Islamic Development Department Malaysia (Jakim) channel on Astro.
She also questioned the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) director-general Datuk Wan Mohamad Sheikh Abd Aziz's statement, whereby he said: "Can we appeal to God to change the rules according to our whims and desires?"
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today made a surprise visit to the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) headquarters at Kompleks Islam Putrajaya here.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 (ANI): After imposing a ban on Muslims from practicing yoga, Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) Director-General Datuk Wan Mohamad Sheikh Abd Aziz has reportedly said that Muslim yoga centre operators would have to find other forms of exercise to teach.