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DAP leaders to discuss Jawi issue tonight

  • DAP central leaders will meet tonight on the teaching of Jawi calligraphy in vernacular schools. An official party stand is expected tonight.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 5 (Sin Chew Daily) -– DAP central leaders will meet at 20:00 tonight to discuss the government's decision to introduce Jawi calligraphy or Khat in Bahasa Malaysia curriculum.

A DAP MP who prefers to remain anonymous told Sin Chew Daily the main agenda for tonight's meeting would be about the teaching of Jawi writing in vernacular schools.

“Most of the central committee members are MPs and state assemblymen, and they'll all be at the meeting tonight.”

When contacted, another central leader said the party would strive to reach an official stand on the Jawi issue in tonight's meeting.

“I believe most central committee members will attend and voice up.

“We will have an official stand tonight," he concluded.


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