Popular ustaz wants to develop Islam in Penang

Looi Sue-Chern

Popular independent religious speaker from Kelantan Wan Ji Wan Hussin says Penang has a history of hosting progressive Muslims. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 1, 2017.

THE more Penang’s DAP-led government is attacked by racial and religious chauvinists, the more suitable the state is as a base to fight extremist thinking among Muslims, said newly appointed state information officer Wan Ji Wan Hussin.

Penang and the perception of it being dominated by the Chinese can then become a place to fight the damage being done to Islam itself, the popular independent religious speaker from Kelantan said.

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