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

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