KUALA LUMPUR, June 9 (Bernama) - Statesman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad reminded
Muslims in Malaysia to be grateful for the peace and development enjoyed by the
He said some Muslims are ungrateful with Allah''s gift to Malaysia which was
spared natural disasters, peaceful and has an efficient government
"They are an ungrateful lot. We don''t have to go far to see that condition
in other countries are worse than us," he told reporters after opening the
National Muslims Convention at Pusat Islam here today.
The former prime minister said some Muslims were incited to be ungrateful
and taught to curse at other people.
"Don''t create trouble. If we see people hold protest to topple the
government, we too want to do it. We can change the government via elections.
Win or lose is another matter."
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Tun Mahathir said the Quran also mentioned of Allah''s promise to mete out
severe punishment on those who were ungrateful.
"Non-Muslims must be made to understand Islam as it can unite the population
regardless of their religion.
"Difficulty in doing this caused some non-Muslims to have negative view of
Islam and become hostile to the religion," he added.
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