JOHOR BARU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has known as upon Malaysians to face pleased with Bahasa Melayu, because it is among the prime languages on this planet.
He added that Bahasa Melayu can stand as excessive as different worldwide languages on this planet.
“At the moment, there are greater than 6,000 languages nonetheless in use, however solely 20 languages are categorised and given official language standing.
“On this context, we should always really feel proud as a result of Bahasa Melayu is among the 20 languages, and ranked in tenth spot as one of the vital common language on this planet,” he added.
Ismail Sabri stated this in his speech in the course of the opening of the 2021 Bahasa Melayu Worldwide Public Talking (PABM) competitors held at Dewan Sultan Iskandar in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) right here on Sunday (Nov 28) evening.
He additionally suggested authorities companies, authorities linked firms and personal firms that have been seen utilizing much less Bahasa Melayu both of their convention, conferences, venture names and their product manufacturers.
Ismail Sabri hopes to see extra utilization of the nationwide language in numerous affairs, together with for conferences and conferences.
“Bahasa Melayu has efficiently overcome the take a look at of time the place at present second, there are various efforts to develop and strengthen Bahasa Melayu at each nationwide and worldwide ranges consistent with modifications in expertise.
“The federal government is dedicated to making sure that the insurance policies enacted will help efforts to uphold Bahasa Melayu,” he added.
He added the federal government strongly encourages the implementation of linguistic and literary packages and actions that may additional encourage the spirit of affection for Bahasa Melayu.