The 78th Muzakarah (Conference) of the Fatwa Committee National Council of Islamic Religious Affairs Malaysia held on 12th June 2007 has discussed on the ruling on Muslims wishing and greeting on non Muslim religious festivals. The Committee has decided that:
1. Any Muslim practice or behaviour with respect to non-Muslim festivals and celebrations that involve the questions of aqida or conviction such as acknowledging other religion or believing that all religions are same, are prohibited in Islam
2. However, if the stated practice or behaviour is done on the basis of societal or social relationship between Muslims and non-Muslims for the purpose of harmony is permitted in Islam
3. To give congratulatory and good wishers or to send greetings using cards or telecommunication devices such as e-mails, short messaging system (sms) or etc to non Muslims during their religious festivals is permissible, on the condition that the greetings do not recognise, praise, glorify the religion of non-Muslims and also do not use any of their religious symbols in the greetings sent.