All right to adopt Arab dress and words, but don’t sacrifice heritage, says G25 coordinator


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  • Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015

PETALING JAYA: The trend of adopting Arab attire and words is harmless as long as it does not drown out the Malay Nusantara heritage, says Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin (pic).

Adding to the debate on whether the alleged “Arabisation” of Malay Muslims is a cause for concern, the G25 coordinator said that only small parts of Arab culture were being absorbed.

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