Dr Mahathir wrong to call Dong Zong ‘racist’ over khat issue, say 2 DAP lawmakers

Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang has criticised the prime minister’s comments that Chinese education group Dong Zong is ‘racist’ after its comments over the khat issue. – The Malaysian Insight pic, August 13, 2019.

CALLING Chinese education group Dong Zong “racist” over the khat issue is wrong and unhelpful, two DAP lawmakers said as they called for renewed consultation over the government’s plan to introduce the calligraphic script to Year 4 pupils in vernacular schools next year.

DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad was wrong to brand Dong Zong, or the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, as “racist” for disagreeing with the inclusion of khat in Bahasa Melayu textbooks despite a scaled down proposal.

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  • Kit Siang, if only you had spend the last one year or so in monitoring PH ministers - and specifically Mahathir - instead of trolling Najib, perhaps you would have been in touch with the pulse of the rakyat. Instead of firefighting now

    Posted 2 years ago by Rock Hensem

  • Khat is an art form....whatthef#*k are all these people screaming about?

    Posted 2 years ago by KC Yip

  • Khat is an art suitable as a HOBBY, not as a formal lesson in schools, regardless of Std. or Form.

    Posted 2 years ago by Ravinder Singh

  • Tun, new Malaysia just need one
    Malaysian school.

    Posted 2 years ago by Ty Tiko