Monday, May 9, 2005

"Malaysia a moderate Islamic nation"

Abdullah: Malaysia a moderate Islamic nation

Shamini Darshni
New Straits Times
05-09-2005
Abdullah: Malaysia a moderate Islamic nation
Byline: Shamini Darshni
Edition: Main/Lifestyle

KUALA LUMPUR, Sun. - Malaysia is, and always will be, an Islamic nation

that showcases the moderation of Muslims to non-Muslims.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said it had a

power-sharing system that was unique to the nation.

"We celebrate their (non-Muslims') religious festivals, our children

study together (and) I have the support of all Malaysians when I talk

about Islam Hadhari," he said after opening a seminar entitled Embracing

Islam Ha dhari organised by the Federal Territory Umno today.

Abdullah said this when asked to ...