Towards a more united Malaysia

IN nine days’ time, we will be commemorating 65 years of Merdeka. Like many other citizens, I sometimes wonder: are we becoming more united or more divided as a nation?

By a “united nation”, I think of a land in which peace, harmony and mutual respect exist between dissimilar individuals and groups and in which unity does not mean uniformity and diversity does not mean fragmentation.

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Shad Saleem Faruqi , united , Malaysia


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