MUAR, May 19 (Bernama) -- The United Chinese School Committees Association''s
(Dong Zong) decision to pull out from the roundtable meetings of the Education
Ministry''s special committee to address the shortage of Chinese school teachers
will not affect the committee''s work, said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri
Muhyiddin, who is also Education Minister, said this was because there were
four or five other representatives from Chinese education bodies on the
"It''s okay (the action of Dong Zong in pulling out from the committee).
Without Dong Zong, it will be easier to resolve the problem," he told reporters
after visiting the Seri Pekembar complex in Pagoh here today.
He said this in commenting on the decision by Dong Zong to pull out from the
Muhyiddin said efforts to overcome the shortage involved long term training
of teachers, up to 2018, but the ministry wanted to expedite the process.
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