26 Jul '11, 2am

M'sian entertainment outlets told to ban Muslims during Ramadan

ALOR SETAR - MALAYSIA'S PAS Youth wants entertainment outlet operators in Kedah to strictly ban Muslims from patronising their premises during Ramadan which commences next week. Its Environment and Consumer Affairs Bureau chairman Mohd Firdaus Jaafar said the operators should appreciate the leniency extended by the state government but they should abide by the guidelines, which are expected to be imposed to prevent any Muslim from patronising their outlets. The wing had also supported the party leadership's decision to rescind an earlier recommendation by the Kedah Government to ban such outlets from operating during Ramadan. Mohd Firdaus hoped the operators could uphold the new guidelines imposed by the state government. He said this after presenting a memorandum of support to Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak's press secretary Helmi Khalid at the former's office...

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