National Unity Advisory Council set up

PUTRAJAYA: The National Unity Ministry has set up the National Unity Advisory Council (MPPN) to advise the government on matters of unity and national reconciliation efforts.

The MPPN would also propose the best method to address issues and challenges to further strengthen the national unity agenda, it said in a statement.

The council will be chaired by Senior Minister (Education and Human Resources cluster) Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin and comprise community leaders including representatives from non-governmental organisations, the private sector, and experienced individuals and experts in the field of unity.

The statement said council members would be appointed by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and would sit in the council for a two-year term.

“MPPN will meet six times a year to discuss issues related to unity and harmony among the multiracial community in Malaysia, ” it added.

The advisory council is supported by the National Unity Working Committee chaired by Minister of National Unity Datuk Halimah Mohamed Sadique at the ministerial level, and the State Unity Action Committee chaired by state unity executive council members in their respective states. — Bernama

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Next In Nation

Sarawak polls: Clean sweep on the cards for GPS if it maintains strong team spirit, says Abang Jo
PM: Be proud of Bahasa Melayu
Traffic diversion along Paka Toll Plaza route from 9am-1pm on Monday (Nov 29)
Dr Wee: Newly-completed Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal to create new sea VTL with Singapore
Security guard injured by car attempting to head into Singapore via Second Link
MRSM 2022 special admission tests for Form 1, 4 students in December, says Mahdzir Khalid
PM to visit Singapore on Monday (Nov 29) in conjunction with VTL launch
Covid-19: More than 98% of new cases mild, asymptomatic, says Health DG
Brawl among friends leaves one dead after neck slashed with key
Dr Wee uncovers unsatisfactory conditions at Johor JPJ during surprise visit

Others Also Read