RESPECT FOR ONE ANOTHER SHOULD BEGIN AT SCHOOL - MUHYIDDIN

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PETALING JAYA, Feb 21 (Bernama) -- Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin

Yassin said the move to instill a deeper understanding on the importance of

respect for one another, although from different religions, should begin from

school.

He said the country would be stronger when the people no longer see the

differences among them.

Muhyiddin, who is also Education Minister, said the move would enable

educationists, teachers, parents and students, to place greater importance on

avoiding the sensitivities of the other communities.

"On the other hand, we respect our diversity and accept it as a valuable

heritage which cannot be found in other countries," he said when launching the

school-level World Interfaith Harmony Week at SMK (P) Sri Aman, here today.

Also present were Minister in the Prime Minister''s Department Tan Sri Dr Koh

Tsu Koon, and Education Director-General Datuk Seri Abdul Ghafar Mahmud.

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MUHYIDDIN-UNDERSTANDING 2 (LAST) PETALING JAYA

Muhyiddin said various programmes and activities aimed at inculcating the

spirit of cooperation, as well as tolerance and acceptance for the diversity in

religion, culture and race, could be implemented at the school level.

He said the rapid progress achieved by the country today was a result of

cooperation among the people of various races, religions and culture who

accepted these differences as something special.

As citizens of Malaysia under the 1Malaysia concept, he said, they should be

grateful for the understanding and respect for one another that existed among

them.

-- BERNAMA

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