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Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM)

on October 18, 2011

As the main agency managing Islamic affairs at the Federal level and the secretariat to the National Council for Islamic Affairs Malaysia (MKI), JAKIM performs the three (3) main functions below:

• To streamline and implement the directives of the Council of Rulers on Islamic matters through the National Council for Islamic Affairs Malaysia;
• To legislate, review and amend Islamic laws for standardisation amongst the states;
• To streamline and standardise Islamic law throughout Malaysia;
• To legislate act and Islamic law for the Federal territories;
• To streamline the enforcement of states’ Islamic law;
• To streamline fatwa and the implementation compliance.

• To control deviation of faith (aqidah) of deviated groups that threaten national security;
• To streamline the administration of Islamic affairs for the states;
• To plan administration policies and Islamic affairs management based on the provision in the Federal Constitution;
• To build well-established Islamic thinking amongst the people (ummah) based on the beliefs of the Ahlus Sunnah Wal-Jamaah;
• To lead research efforts on current issues in the field of faith (aqidah), Islamic law, astronomy and finance (muamalat) at the national, regional and international levels;
• To produce missionary cadres and Islamic scholars through training programmes at Islamic training institutions;
• To monitor and streamline the implementation of Islamic policies, namely the Assertion of Islamic Values Policy (PNI) and Approach of Islam Hadhari (PIH) at the ministries and states levels and to strengthen their understanding and appreciation amongst the society;
• To create a benchmark in the practice and service of Islam through legislation of Hadhari Standards;
• To become the reference and advice service centre related Islam to the Government and privateagencies;
• To become the main monitoring agency in Islamic law compliance of various Islamic product services and consumerism specifically in the fields of Islamic financial systems and halal industry;
• To highlight Islam divinity at the national, regional and international levels through the National and International al-Quran Recital Competition, and the celebration of Islamic festive days;
• To become the information and documentation one-stop centre related to Islamic thinking and knowledge generated through various forums and conferences at the national and international levels;
• To increaseda’wah network collaboration with non-Governmental organisations at the national and international levels;
• To lead da’wah movement to the target groups in an integrated way through community services (bil-hal), printed media, electronic media and the new media;
• To strengthen the survival of Muslims in Sabah and Sarawak in the education, da’wah and socio-economic fields;
• To strengthen unity amongst Muslims in order to become the ultimate community (khaira ummah);
• To strengthen da’wah to the non-Muslim society, the aborigines and the minority groups;
• To strengthen the management of new converts through the aspects of guidance, welfare and protection;
• To expand Islamic programmes through radio and television stations;
• To expand programmes with good Islamic values and personality elements to curb social problems;
• To strengthen the family institution and neighbourhood through education and parenting skills with the concept of Islamic upbringing (tarbiah);
• To develop and provide comprehensive Islamic information system through information technology and communication;
• To strengthen the management of Islamic affairs at the Federal agencies and states through in service-training programmes.

• To develop a team of experts in various fields of Islamic knowledge;
• To make Malaysia the hub of higher learning and research for al-Quran and hadith at the regional and international levels;
• To develop and streamline Islamic education management of state and national religious schools;
• To develop and streamline the al-Quran and Fardhu Ain classes (KAFA) in the current national education;
• To strengthen the role and imarah programme of the mosque institution as the knowledge and community (ummah) civilisation development centre which involves various levels of the society.
Aras 4-9 Blok D7, Kompleks D,
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan,
Telefon : 03-8886 4000 Fax : 03-8889 2039
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