Speak the language of tolerance

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2007) Speak the language of tolerance. The New Sunday Times.

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The ushering in of the New Year this time was rather unique in that it coincided with one of Islam’s most sacred moments during Aidiladha or the Feast of Sacrifice, in conjunction with the annual pilgrimage or hajj. It is an extra special occasion as Malaysia is also celebrating its 50 years of nationhood this year, and Aidiladha espouses the "spirit of sacrifice" as did those who fought for our independence. In fact, historically, the sense of sacrifice that exudes from Aidiladha goes beyond any personal or national experiences. Rather, it is based on total devotion and selflessness, a value that is rare in today's world. Yet, some 50 years ago, this was the exact value that shaped Malaya, and subsequently Malaysia, with the cooperation of Sabah and Sarawak.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > HC79 Special topics-Including air pollution, automation,consumer demand, famines, flow of funds,etc.
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2017 04:54
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 04:54
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/33311

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