I REFER to the article 'Clarify radical Muslim ideas with Muis: Yaacob' (my paper, Jan 28).
I understand that the guidance of our younger generation can be a long process that takes much hard work.
It is difficult to attract the younger generation to attend religious talks as they find them too boring.
Evidently, most of the religious talks conducted at the mosques are mostly attended by the older generation.
Many mosques have begun to open themselves to young Muslims, and this is good news.
It is a good start to encourage them to be more closely-associated with the mosques.
I hope that more 'modern' talks or activities can be organised within the mosques to attract young Muslims.
These activities can range from the setting up of volunteer groups to enrichment courses to job matching initiatives, some of which are already conducted by Mendaki.
I strongly agree that it is time to let our new generation of religious teachers play a bigger role as they can understand our youngsters better.
This would help the younger Muslims feel comfortable enough to share their problems.
Counselling sessions can also be conducted in the mosques as this would encourage the younger generation to have a better feel or knowledge of the activities organised there.
Lastly, it is also important to encourage our youngsters to give feedback or ideas so they would feel that they are making a contribution too.
Mr Nur Suhardi Mohamed