Ismail Sabri keeps promise to elevate Bahasa Melayu to international level

Ismail Sabri keeps promise to elevate Bahasa Melayu to international level

2 months ago

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob promised he would use Bahasa Melayu to uplift the national language at the international level and, true to his word, he delivered Malaysia's National Statement in the mother tongue at the recently concluded 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

Professor Datuk Seri Dr Awang Sariyan, a linguist and chairman of Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) board of governors, said Ismail Sabri had not only elevated Bahasa Melayu at the ASEAN level but also at the UNGA, which is the world's largest diplomatic convention.

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