PUTRAJAYA: The government will not compromise on “extremist” practises that threaten racial harmony, public order and the country’s security,” Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today.
He reminded all against taking extremist approaches that could cause unrest among Malaysia’s multiracial society.
“We must always remember that Malaysia is a multiracial country that gives priority to moderation and harmonious relations among different races and religions,” he said in his speech after attending a special meeting with representatives from Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim).
Muhyiddin also underscored the importance of defending Islam as the religion of the federation; the sacrosanctity of the royal institution and the Yang di-Pertuan Agong as ruler and the country’s head of Islam; the need to uphold Islamic law, the obligation to empower Islamic education, the importance of strengthening the unity of the ummah, and the need to enhance alms and wakaf institutions.
He said the government welcomes feedback and collaborations with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) for the betterment of the Muslim community.
Yadim president Nasrudin Hassan earlier submitted seven resolutions to Muhyiddin to achieve the aims he had outlined.
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