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YAACOB IBRAHIM: MALAY PIONEERS TO BE CELEBRATED IN PROGRAMMES

The Malay community can look forward to a series of programmes that celebrates the contributions of their pioneers, said Minister for Communications & Information Yaacob Ibrahim, who is also the Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs. Following Singapore’s independence in 1965, many of these pioneers chose to remain and work with other communities to build the nation. Dr Yaacob said yesterday: “I have asked both MUIS and Mendaki, and working with other Malay-Muslim organisations, to think of programmes in which we can do two things. “One, to acknowledge their contributions, but more importantly, to tap on their experience, to bring about some kind of transfer between them and the younger generation.”

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