MAIPk appointments recognise youth roles

IPOH The appointment of two youth members of the Perak Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPk), will give voice to youth as stakeholders to discuss the council policies to perform its duties.

The two – Wan Mohammad Afiq Wan Arisfatillah and Ezatul Farita Rohawi – today received their letters of appointment as members of MAIPk, representing youth, from Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak, at the presentation of the appointment letters to Syariah court judges in the state and MAIPk members at the Kompleks Islam Darul Ridzuan, here.

Wan Mohammad Afiq, 23, when met later, said that the recognition to the group is priceless and will allow them to play a role in voicing opinions and views for the economic and social development of Muslims in Perak.

“Hence, with our involvement, Insya-Allah we will elevate appreciation of Islam among youths in Perak by getting to know them as well as trying to enliven mosques and surau, among others, he said.

Wan Mohammad Afiq is a final year student of Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) at Universiti Sultan Azlan Shah (USAS), and has been active in youth group Gerakan Belia 4B Malaysia since school and currently holds the position of vice-president (Youth).

Wan Mohammad is also a member of Youth Parliament of Malaysia at the state and national levels, and was also served as volunteer unit head of the Gerak Dakwah Project for the Orang Asli settlement in Pos Perwor, Kampung Kelatap, Sungai Siput.

Meanwhile, Ezatul Farita, 33, who represented female youth group, expressed her gratitude to be given the opportunity to be part of MAIPk, which is led by competent members with extensive experience and skills in various fields and disciplines.

Ezatul Farita, who holds a Diploma and Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Food Technology (Minor Quality and Food Safety) from Universiti Teknologi Mara Shah Alam, is currently serving as a Quality Assurance executive at a multinational company in Hutan Melintang.

A member of the state youth council for the 2017-2019 session, she was also active in the Federation of Peninsula Malay Students (GPMS).

She currently, among others, holds the position of National GPMS Supreme Council member and Perak GPMS Women’s vice-chairman.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

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