PAS has appointed Datuk Dr Haron Din as its new spiritual leader to replace Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, who passed away last month.
This was confirmed by the Islamic party’s deputy secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan who told reporters about the election at the Parliament lobby today.
The Kota Bharu MP Â said the decision to appoint Haron was achieved during the party’s Ulama Shura meeting on March 8 at the PAS headquarters.
“The mursyidul am (spritual leader) have already been selected, Datuk Haron Din, and Kelantan Chief Minister Datuk Ahmad Yacob elected as deputy spiritual leader.
” PAS’s Constitution stated that the position of spiritual leader can be selected by the 15 members of the Shura Council of Ulama (MSU) for a period of five years,” he said when met at the Parliament lobby today .
Takiyuddin said , the post is on appointment and do not require the selection process during Congress meeting.-MYNEWSHUB.CC