'Preserve Penang's soul'

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  • Saturday, 18 Jan 2003

PENANG: Preservation of dominant historical architecture in inner George Town is crucial to conserve the “soul of Penang”, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said. 

The Deputy Prime Minister said the inner city could be regarded as the soul of Penang as it housed the Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu enclaves “all in one place”, adding that such a set-up reflected a high degree of religious tolerance which was crucial for harmonious living. 

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