KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 (Bernama) -- PAS today challenged component parties of the opposition Pakatan Harapan pact to state their stand on the beer fest scheduled to be held in the federal capital next month.
PAS Youth vice-chief Ahmad Fadhli Shaari said their remaining silent would indicate that they were in cahoots with DAP which he claimed had defended the organisation of the event.
"It will also show that DAP is the real leader of Pakatan Harapan," he said in a statement published on the PAS Facebook account.
Ahmad Fadhli said the organisation of the beer fest was seen as an intentional affront to religious sensitivities in the country, particularly when the annual event since 2012 was being dubbed as 'The Biggest Celebration of the Craft Beer Revolution in Malaysia'.
"As a country that has Islam as the official religion, as enshrined in the Federal Constitution, Malaysia should not disparage the sanctity with such freedom.....