Monday, February 23, 2009


Lets keep this for future reference.

Constitutional Ignorance Cause Of Public Uproar - Raja Muda

feb 21 2009

Feb 21 (Bernama) -- The Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail said constitutional ignorance and shallowness about the founding of the nation are among main contributors to the present public uproar.

He also urged the people to stay away from elements that could lead to self-interest, race or clan conflicts while chasing power and position.

Speaking at the Malaysian Malay-Muslim Colloqiuim on the theme "Strengthening the Malays' Future" here today, he said people in the country should remain calm in the face of gluttonies and uncertainties that are plaguing the country.

"We should maintain social etiquette and discipline in whatever remarks and conducts so as not to be seen as racial extremist or partisan," he said.

The Raja Muda said blowing up trivial issues and pioneering universal integrity without considering the values and customs practised in the country can bring out social disunity.

Besides that, the spread of false news and fundamentalism copied from outside also erode community peace.

He said people who created the commotion are from very small groups but their voices have drawn attention from overseas.

Over 1,000 Malay intellectuals and leaders attended the one-day colloquium organised by the Perlis Malay Association in collaboration with the Perlis government.

Other speakers were Yayasan Melaka rector Prof Datuk Dr Ramlah Adam, corporate figure Tan Sri Dr Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman, academician Prof Dr Shaharir Mohd Zain, Ethnic Studies Institute founding director Prof Datuk Dr Shamsul Amri Baharuddin and Yayasan Karyawan chief executive Datuk Dr Hassan Ahmad.


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