Coalition of NGOs urge Sarawak govt to make a stand on khat issue | Malay Mail

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Coalition of NGOs urge Sarawak govt to make a stand on khat issue

Sekat secretary Arun Dorasamy during a press conference in Kuching September 23, 2019. — Picture by Sulok Tawie

“We feel there is a hidden second agenda in the implementation of jawi in schools,” he told reporters here, claiming an element of religion is involved. He also noted that the Association of Churches in Sarawak had issued its statement opposing the introduction of jawi in government schools, but did not know whether it had sent a protest letter to the minister.

He said the Education Ministry held five engagements with the NGOs in Peninsular Malaysia, but without the participation of any representatives from the two Borneo states.

 

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