Dr M: Impossible to ratify ICERD


Picture perfect:  Dr Mahathir receiving a token of appreciation from the Muslim community during his visit to the Hohola Mosque after attending the Apec summit in Papua New Guinea. –Bernama

PORT MORESBY (Papua New Guinea): Implementing the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) will entail amending the Federal Constitution and this is an almost impossible thing to do, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Bernama reported the Prime Minister as pointing out that a two-thirds parliamentary majority was needed for this to happen.

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