Akmal: Make BM mastery a prerequisite for citizenship
Published:  Apr 25, 2024 5:04 PM
Updated: 9:51 AM

Umno Youth chief Dr Muhamad Akmal Saleh has proposed making the mastery of Bahasa Melayu a prerequisite to getting citizenship.

He said this in response to a recent case where an immigration officer refused to renew a local woman’s passport in Penang, as she could not speak the national language.

“Umno Youth would like to propose that either the government or the opposition file a parliamentary motion to amend the law...

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