Malaysia proposes introduction of a requirement for a PM to be Muslim to its Constitution

By Robin Augustin, 1 May 2017
PAS today passed a motion at its muktamar urging the leadership and its MPs to push the government to amend the Federal Constitution so that only a Muslim can become prime minister. The motion was put forth by PAS’ Dewan Ulama. It was passed without debate. According to the motion paper, the reason for such a requirement was to “complete” the “conditions” for leadership in Islam. The moti[...] Read more here: Free Malaysia Today


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