The Malay/Muslim community, comprising approximately 13% of Singapore's population, is an integral part of modern Singapore's formative years. The community has come a long way and accomplished plenty. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong lauded the community's growth and its efforts in nation-building in the 2015 National Day Rally,
"The Malay/Muslim community is an integral part of Singapore... and they have contributed significantly to our nation's harmony and progress.”
50 Years of Malay/Muslim Community in Singapore highlights the progress, the contributions and the challenges of the community for the past 50 years since Singapore's independence in 1965. While progress is significant, challenges remain an uphill battle towards a comprehensive community development. As the book narrates stories from the past – the successes and the challenges – it is also important for the community to reflect and to look ahead – Majulah!
Cover Type: Hardcover, Softcover
Page Count: 696
Year Published: 2016