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Abang Johari: Mastering of Bahasa Malaysia should be priotised


From left: Arts and Culture Assistant Minister Datuk John Sikie Tayai, State Legislative Assembly speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar, Abang Johari and Adzis at the dictionary launch.

From left: Arts and Culture Assistant Minister Datuk John Sikie Tayai, State Legislative Assembly speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar, Abang Johari and Adzis at the dictionary launch.

KUCHING: Mastering of Bahasa Malaysia must be made a priority to further promote the national language as an effective communication tool and advance knowledge lingua franca.

Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg said while it was important for the people to be multilingual and to have a strong grasps of the English language, the global community would look to learn Bahasa Malaysia once the country became a global economic power and fully developed.

Sarawak , Family Community , Dewan Bahasa

   

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