BM pass requirement relaxed for children of diplomats, says Subramaniam


Diyana Ibrahim

The matter has been misunderstood when the Bahasa Melayu pass requirement was relaxed to admit into civil service the children of diplomats who had grown up and graduated abroad, says Health Minister Dr S. Subramaniam. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 5, 2017.

THE Health Ministry has explained that it had waived the pass in SPM Bahasa Melayu requirement for doctors so as to admit into service a small group of candidates who had grown up and graduated abroad.

Health Minister Dr S. Subramaniam said many had misunderstand the issue when in fact, the requirement was relaxed to allow 23 children of Malaysian diplomats to undergo training here.


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