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INTRODUCTION

On 20 January 2010, the Cabinet Meeting decided to appoint Y.Bhg Datuk Hajah Ilani Binti Dato’ Haji Isahak as the Special Coordinator to assist the government in promoting understanding and harmony among the religions in Malaysia to continue the efforts in fostering relationships and maintain peace as well as social stability.

Thus, the Cabinet meeting on 24 February 2010 decided to establish a Committee to Promote Inter-Faith Understanding & Harmony. The establishement of the committee is a continuous efforts of the Relation Working Committee Among Religious Adherents under the purview of the National Unity Advisory Panel.

 

JKMPKA’s Terms of Reference.                          

  1. To create, encourage and strengthen good relationship among leaders and adherents of various religions in order to build a foundation in the spirit of mutual respect and mutual trust and cooperation in all levels of leadership and grassroots.                                
  2. To encourage all religious organizations to respect and adhere to the Federal Constitution, especially those articles relating to religion.                              
  3. To propose policy based on good religious values to the government align with first principle of National Philosophy “Belief in God”.                                  
  4. To enhance the level of understanding of various religions and issues that may jeopardize religious harmony and public tranquility in becoming source of national power.                                 
  5. To jointly-organized social, welfare and educational activities towards creating a prosperous and harmonious society.                                 
  6. To act as a mechanism and execute intervention activity when religious issues, misunderstandings and disputes between religion adherents begin to spread and potentially become issues that may threaten society harmony and nation peace.                                
  7. To strive to ensure all religious organizations receive attention accordingly from all the levels of Government, whether central, state or local.                                               

                            

OBJECTIVES

  • To strengthen bonds among the people of various religions.
  • To become a mediating body for issues raised among religious adherents.
  • To encourage all religious associations to respect as well as adhere to the Federal Constitution.
  • To ensure the government is attentive to the voices of the religious organizations.

 

By following steps :

 

 

Improves the understanding of various religions and issued that may threaten religious harmony and public tranquality

 

Proposes religious values-centric policies to the Government.

 

Jointly organizes community activities.

WORKING COMMITTEES INSTITUTED FOR JKMPKA SESSION 2018-2019

 

  1. Working Committee on Issues Among Religions:

          To proposes solutions to issues that may raise disputes among religious adherents:

 

 

         Religious conversion 

 

     Child care rights 

 

         Claiming Rights of the deceased 

 

         Provision for houses of worship 

 

         Humiliation against religions 

 

         Religious propagation 

 

         Use of words of religion 

 

         Any new issues that being raised 

 

  1. Working Committee on Events
  • ​To organize programs that may promote understanding and harmony among religious adherents (Seminar, Dialogue, Roundtable Discussion, forum, celebration of race/ethnic festivities dan religious festivities in collaboration with the Government and religious NGOs).

     

  1. Working Committee on Training and Mediation
  • To provide a platform for members of JKMPKA as well as religious leaders to achieve a common ground on religious affairs ijn the Federal Constitution.
  • To establish an intervention team through Certificate in Inter Religious Mediation.

 

  1. Working Committee on Youth Involvement
  • To execute program / produce module in promoting mutual understanding and harmony among targeted group.
  • To build a network of youth leadership.

 

  1. Working Committee on Education and Research
  • To collect research paper in related to harmony issues.
  • To publish a book that provides basic information on seven (7) religions that is practiced significantly by Malaysians:

 

  • Islam
  • Christianity
  • Buddhism
  • Hinduism
  • Sikhism
  • Taoism
  • Baha’I Faith

 

  • For the understanding of rakyat in order to live peacefully and respect one another.

 

 

 NAME LIST OF JKMPKA SESSION 2018-2019

 

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NAME ORGANIZATION
1. Dato’ Azman Amin bin Hassan Mantan Ketua Pengarah PERPADUAN
2. Rev Dr. Hermen Privaraj Shastri MCCBCHST
3. Tuan Haji Ir. Mohd Jamaluddin bin Mohamed Shamsuddin Allied Coordinating Committee of Islamic NGO’S (ACCIN)
4. Tuan Haji Wan Burhan bin Wan Ismail Allied Coordinating Committee of Islamic NGO’S (ACCIN)
5. Tuan Haji Zaid bin Kamaruddin Allied Coordinating Committee of Islamic NGO’S (ACCIN)
6. Tuan Haji Shuib bin Dahaban@Dahaman Allied Coordinating Committee of Islamic NGO’S (ACCIN)
7. Tuan Haji Mansor bin Ibrahim Allied Coordinating Committee of Islamic NGO’S (ACCIN)
8. Ven. Sing Kan MCCBCHST
9. Elder Tan Kong Beng MCCBCHST
10. Datuk RS Mohan A/L Shanmugam MCCBCHST
11. Sardar Jagir Singh A/L Arjan Singh Malaysia Gurdwara Council
12. Daozhang Tan Hoe Chieow Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia
13. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Teo Kok Seong Institut Kajian Etnik (KITA) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
14. Datuk Hj. Ab. Jamal bin Tun Haji Sakaran Masjid Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu
15. En. Vijaya Segaran Vadivello Baha’i Community of Malaysia
16. Datuk John Sikayun Sabah Law Association
17. Dr. Gurpreet Kaur Wakil Belia Sarawak
18. Tuan Haji Sainuri bin Yahmin Sabah Islamic Future Network
19. Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Simon Sipaun Wakil Sabah
20. Rev. Datuk Jerry Dusing Sabah Council of Churches
21. Rev. Dr. Hii Kong Hock Wakil Sabah
22. Dr. Amir Farid bin Dato’ Hj. Isahak Interfaith Spiritual Fellowship Malaysia (INSAF)
23. En. Lim Teck Hui Wakil Belia Sarawak
24. Rev. Dato’ Dr. Justin Wan Association of Churches in Sarawak
25. Prof. Dr. Ong Puay Liu Institut Kajian Etnik (KITA) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
26. En. Jason Leong Christian for Peace and Harmony in Malaysia
27. Sahibus Samahah Datu Haji Kipli bin Haji Yassin Mufti Negeri Sarawak
28. Elder Ambrose Linang Association of Churches in Sarawak
29. Cik Loh Pai Ling Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia (BMSM)
30. En. Jufitri bin Joha Majlis Belia Malaysia
31. Tuan Haji Khalidi bin Haji Ibrahim Jabatan Agama Islam Sarawak
32. Prof. Dr. Zaid bin Ahmad Universiti Putra Malaysia