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Rais Yatim disappointed with IIUM's relocation of keris monument

Faisal Asyraf
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Former International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) president Rais Yatim has lambasted the university's current president Mohd Abu Bakar over the relocation of a keris (Malay dagger) monument located at the entrance of the university campus's in Gombak, Selangor.

The sculpture of the keris, erected on a water fountain, was replaced with a structure of a rehal (the book rest for placing the Al-Quran).

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