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Teo on Jawi: wait for announcement

  • Deputy education minster Teo Nie Ching on Jawi in BM textbooks: Still at consultation stage. Wait for announcement.

KLANG, Aug 1 (Sin Chew Daily) – Deputy education minster Teo Nie Ching said the incorporation of Jawi calligraphy or Khat in Standard 4 Bahasa Melayu textbooks was still at the consultation stage and details would only be announced later.

When asked about the joint statement by DAP elected representatives and grassroots leaders opposing the teaching of Jawi in Chinese primary schools, the deputy minister simply said, “We will wait for the announcement. Thank you.”

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