Joint Christian-Muslim buka puasa session explores significance of fasting

The Ramadan season provided CPHM with good opportunities to connect with the Muslim community in informal and friendly settings. As such, CPHM and Muslim NGO Global Unity Network jointly organised a buka puasa session in Klang on July 2.

Rev. Matthew Punnoose from the St Thomas Mar Thoma Church sharing on the significance of fasting in the Christian faith.

Rev. Matthew Punnoose from the St Thomas Mar Thoma Church sharing on the significance of fasting in the Christian faith.

The event was attended by 46 people comprising representatives from Jabatan Agama Islam Selangor (JAIS), Majlis Agama Islam Selangor (MAIS) and over 20 pastors from the Klang Valley.

Shah Kirit Bin Kakulal, President of Global Unity Network, sharing on the significance of fasting in Islam.

Shah Kirit Bin Kakulal, President of Global Unity Network, sharing on the significance of fasting in Islam.

To foster better inter-faith understanding, both the President of Global Unity Network, Shah Kirit bin Kakulal, and Rev. Matthew Punnoose from the St. Thomas Mar Thoma church shared the significance of fasting in Islam and Christianity. This was followed by a light quiz to test participants’ understanding of the Muslim fast, with JAIS-sponsored hampers given out as prizes.

Getting to know you… participants introducing themselves.

Getting to know you… participants introducing themselves.

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