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At Ummah convention, ex-educator urges ban on scholarships for minorities

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Former Education Officer, Datuk Raof Husin giving a speech during ‘Konvensyen Kebangkitan Ummah 2018’ at the Malaysia Islamic Centre on January 13, 2018. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — A retired teacher told the government today to end federal scholarships for minority students as part of moves to uplift Malay supremacy in the country ahead of the 14th general election.

Datuk Raof Husin, representing the Malaysian Association of Former Education Officers, told the Rise of the Ummah Convention here that the government was constitutionally bound to limit study aid to Bumiputra students.

Raof claimed this was also the will of six late Malay Rulers during their negotiations with British colonialists for the country’s independence.

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The Malay Mail Online

 

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