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Muis appoints new head for Harmony Centre

Published on Apr 17, 2014 9:44 PM
Ustaz Mohamed Ali Atan (front, right) hands over the leadership of the Harmony Centre to Ustaz Muhammad Fazalee Ja’afar (front, left), in the presence of Mufti Fatris Bakaram (fourth from left), Muis CEO Abdul Razak Maricar (fifth from left) and interfaith leaders, at a tea appreciation ceremony on April 11, 2014. -- PHOTO: MUIS 

The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) has appointed a new head for Muslim organisation, the Harmony Centre, which encourages inter-faith dialogue here.

Ustaz Muhammad Fazalee Ja'afar, who was part of the southeast and northeast mosque cluster over the past five years, has been heading the centre since April 1.

His predecessor Ustaz Mohamed Ali Atan has now assumed the post of Consul in Jeddah.

Ustaz Fazalee began his career with with Muis in 2003. He is a graduate of the Al-Azhar University in Islamic law and holds a masters of art in interdisciplinary Islamic studies with the Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University in Indonesia.

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