PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has praised the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) National Unity and Integration Secretariat for its efforts in promoting unity among youth.
This comes after Dr Wee had an interactive session with students from the Secretariat on Tuesday (Nov 21).
The MCA president said he was impressed with the Secretariat’s efforts and added that he would fully back their current and future efforts due to the importance of fostering unity in recent times.
"The secretariat’s chairman Cheong Guo Bin shared with us that their objective is to promote interaction, unity and dialogue between students from different ethnic groups in order to instil patriotism among the people," said Dr Wee.
“I strongly support the effort of the Secretariat in promoting understanding amongst the younger generation and improving interracial relations so that we can continue to live in peace and harmony,” he wrote in a Facebook post.
He added that the secretariat had agreed to invite their representatives to participate in upcoming celebrations of Chinese festivities next year, including the annual Winter Solstice and Chinese New Year.
Joining Dr Wee was MCA publicity bureau chairman Chan Quin Er, deputy MCA Youth chief Mike Chong Yew Chuan, MCA Youth vice chief Tan Yang Pang, MCA Youth Publicity Bureau Chief Neow Choo Seong, Deputy MCA Youth Publicity Bureau Chief Chai Jie Yang and MCA Youth central committee member Teoh Wei Loong.