About Majlis Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan (MAIWP)

Majlis Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan (MAIWP) was established on 1 February 1974 simultaneously with the establishment of the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. Its establishment is to take care of Islamic affairs in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur which was previously placed under the Selangor state government.

MAIWP was later responsible for managing the affairs of Muslims in Labuan and Putrajaya after both were declared the Federal Territories on 16 April 1984 and 1 February 2001. The establishment of the MAIWP was set out in the provisions of the Federal Constitution and the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) 1993 (Act 505).