Ministry awaits varsity’s reply on Zakir Naik exam question

Zaim Ibrahim

The Education Ministry's Higher Education Department has made no mention of any action against UniMAP, at the centre of a firestorm over an exam question on controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 30, 2019.

THE Education Ministry’s Higher Education Department is expecting an explanation from Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) over a question in an examination paper on controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik.

However, in the department’s statement today, issued by the office of its director-general, there is no mention about any action against UniMAP.

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  • Not only the question is controversial but the answers are also questionable and possess high inclination to stir Non MusLim unrest and anger. DAP should lodge a police report and let PDRM investigate the lecturer who set the question and his intent and purpose. Set it in record sobthat he/she won't repeat the same or siMilar mistake. Hope the question setter accountable for his/her action. This is rule of law, freedom of speech is subject to conforming to our Constitution of freedom of religion without affecting other faiths.

    Posted 1 month ago by James Wong

  • Please also tell us what was the correct answer the university expected from the students. It will tell us what the university really thinks about Malaysian? There is too much of generalization in the answers.

    Posted 1 month ago by Citizen Pencen