The Perlis Malay Customs and Islamic Religious Council (MAIPs) Asnaf Icon called Che Man Che Ali, who turned his life from being a mere Asnaf into a prosperous cafe operator.
At the opening ceremony of the Zikra Ar-Rasul Forum in tandem with the state celebrations of Maulidur Rasul, Che Man was presented with the Asnaf Icon Award by Perlis Raja Muda Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail.
State Islamic Religious Affairs, Welfare, and Disaster Aid, Border Relations and Cooperation Committee Chairman Ruzaini Rais, MAIPs Chief Executive Officer Mohd Nazim Mohd Noor and Perlis Islamic Religious Department (JAIPs) Director Dr. Hazman Hassan were also present.
While reading Che Man's biography, MAIP's CEO Syed Aisam Syed Idris said he was chosen on the basis of his persistence in running a cafe business.
Che Man, 55, began his coffee shop, at his hometown at Kampung Sri Medan district of Utan Aji, near the city, which was home to an RM3,000 capital of his savings.
In 2012, he received an award for expansion of his company in conjunction with the Asnaf Economic Improvement Programme. In 2012, he received an award for expansion of his company in conjunction with the Asnaf Economic Improvement Programme.
Because of its uniqueness, as well as the delicious and very inexpensive food, the wooden-style café is becoming popular, particularly among tourists.
"We hope Che Man will continue to thrive and flourish in his business so that he will one day become the payer of the business tithe and contribute to the Ummah's future economic growth," Syed Aisam said.
With this award, the father-of-five also got a book about the history of MAIP's under the Putra Jamalullail, ' Sirajul Muluk, ' written by the MAIP's.
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