PETALING JAYA: The variety of races, religions and cultures is a supply of power for the Malaysian Family, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
In his Thaipusam Day needs, the Prime Minister mentioned Malaysia was a harmonious and multi-cultural nation the place its folks had a sturdy sense of respect for each other.
“Our diversity is something we celebrate as a source of strength for the Malaysian Family.
“Tomorrow, the Hindu community will celebrate Thaipusam. I would like to wish a Happy Thaipusam to all Hindus in Malaysia,” mentioned Ismail Sabri in a assertion Monday (Jan 17).
He additionally reminded these celebrating to not overlook to Covid-19 preventive measures throughout the festivities.
“Celebrate this meaningful festival with your loved ones. At the same time, apply new norms for the safety of yourselves, your family and society,” mentioned Ismail Sabri.
Also conveying Thaipusam Day needs was Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
“While we are all tested in many ways by the difficulties brought on by Covid-19 and the new norm as well as the recent floods, I hope that this special day would bring much joy, blessings and new beginnings to you and your family.
“On this occasion of faith, repentance and endurance, I pray that you will find the strength to conquer obstacles you face – just as Lord Murugan had done as the conqueror of evil.
“I pray that this Thaipusam will be meaningful in 1,001 ways for you and your loved ones, with many blessings and good health,” mentioned the MCA president in his Thaipusam Day needs.
National Unity Minister Datuk Halimah Sadique mentioned Thaipusam was a day the place Malaysians celebrated its variety and concord.
“Thaipusam is a meaningful day where Hindu devotees fulfil vows, seek forgiveness, repentance and express gratitude.
“While we are faced with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and floods, the strength of our unity and harmony has given us the strength to overcome various obstacles together.
“Let us embrace and appreciate the good relations we have in our diverse society on this Thaipusam Day,” mentioned Halimah in a assertion.