SHAH ALAM – Pas’ Dewan Ulama is defending the party president’s prerogative in making decision on the Selangor menteri besar issue and is asking all Pas members to respect and trust the decision.
Acting Dewan Ulama chief Datuk Ahmad Yakob said the central Dewan Ulamak meeting on Saturday at central Pas headquarters has unanimously agreed to stress that the action and instruction of Pas president in the Selangor Menteri Besar issue is the president’s prerogative power provided by Clause 26 (1) of the Pas Constitution (amendment 2011).
“The ulama’s syura council as a body that is empowered to explain, clarify and interpret Pas policies as stated in Clause 8 (1a), in its conference also affirmed the president’s right.
“Therefore, the central Dewan Ulama wishes to advise Pas members to respect the president’s action, give obedience and have faith in his actions,” he said in a statement. – NST Online