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Mastering Bahasa Malaysia a bigger priority than Jawi khat - Anwar

Alyaa Alhadjri
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Ensuring that all Malaysians can master Bahasa Malaysia should be made a priority rather than debating "trivial issues" such as the teaching of Jawi or khat, according to PKR president Anwar Ibrahim.

"We can't question the status of the Malay language. It is important to uphold its status as the national language.

"After that if we want to improve use if other languages, that is allowed...

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