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Malaysia education ministry denies desire to include 1MDB in history syllabus

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The ministry has denied there were ever plans to include the infamous 1MDB scandal in the history syllabus for students nationwide, just a day after the education minister stated it would

The education minister, Maszlee Malik’s press secretary stated that reports on his comments were “inaccurate”, and explained that he was only referring to the issue being included in Malaysian history.

“When he was replying to a supplementary question by Pontian MP, Maszlee only said the 1MDB issue will be included in Malaysian history,” said the statement. 

“Whether or not it (1MDB) will be included into the syllabus is up to the curriculum research committee from the Education Ministry.” The statement added.

Dr Maszlee was quoted by various local media saying: “I can assure you that the 1MDB scandal will be included in our history lesson so that no one will repeat it in the future.”

His comments came under heavy criticism, with some netizens saying that the minister should not drag politics into the education system. 

Former prime minister Najib Razak, who faces multiple charges linked to 1MDB, stated on Tuesday: “There is a time and place for politics, and it is not in the schools.”

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