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Ibrahim: UEC recognition over my dead body

  • Ibrahim: We don't want to see the status of Islam, Malay and bumiputra culture on the same level as that of other religions and cultures.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (MySinchew) -- Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali threatened that his organization would "declare a war" if the government were to recognize the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC).

He said over his dead body would anyone attempt to put other languages on the same level as the status of Bahasa Malaysia.

"The government should not recognize UEC as it runs counter to the Education Act 1996 and Article 152 (1) of the Federal Constitution on the status of Bahasa Malaysia.

"We don't want to see the status of Islam, Malay and bumiputra culture on the same level as that of other religions and cultures," he asserted.

 

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