Ministry drawing up law for development of houses of worship – Zuraida


Source: 123rf

2 December, KUALA LUMPUR – The Housing and Local Government Ministry is drawing up a law to make compulsory for approval to be obtained for construction of houses of worship.

Its minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin said an exercise would be carried out to register existing houses of worship and their location.

“If they are located at sites that do not belong to them , we will advise them to move to other location, he told the media after opening of the 25th annual general meeting of the Malaysian Islamic Chamber of Commerce (DPIM) here today.

Zuraida, who is also Ampang Member of Parliament, said there should be  procedures for construction of houses of worship.