Minister of Religion Muhammad Maftuh Basyuni of Indonesia

JAKARTA: Religious Affairs Minister Muhammad Maftuh Basyuni has called on non-Muslims to stay out of the issue of Jamaah Ahmadiyah in order not to complicate the matter further.
Basyuni was referring to some non-Muslim leaders who have taken the line of moderate Islamic scholars and human rights groups in opposing the government's plan to ban Ahmadiyah.
Thus minister Muhammad Maftuh Basyuni is promoting taking the law in own hands ? In place to protect minorties he says to the majority, please go on with burning, hunting and murdering.
I need to make this call so that Muslims can solve their own problem," Basyuni said here on Tuesday at the opening of a working meeting of his ministry.
On the government`s plan to issue a joint ministerial decree regarding Ahmadiyah, Basyuni said it would be issued soon.
Religious Affairs Minister Muhammad Maftuh Basyuni said Tuesday, however, the increase in the quota of premium haj seats -- which are handled privately -- would depend on whether travel agents could improve their services.
From Antara - The Indonesian National News Agency) Bogor, Oct 18 (ANTARA) - Indonesian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Muhammad Maftuh Basyuni said the religious affairs ministry should be able to be a good example to other ministries.
We want to step up unity and cohesion, Religious Minister Muhammad Maftuh Basyuni said when presiding over the Isbat meeting at his office here on Sunday.