PUTRAJAYA June 5: Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad warns the party that wishes to bring down Pakatan Harapan (PH) government not to use race and religion that could destroy the racial harmony but use other ways in the democratic system.
Dr. Mahathir said, Hari Raya Aidilfitri Open House has been going on since decades ago and is a symbol of racial harmony and it goes with other festive season like Thaipusam .
Dr. Mahathir told TV1 on the racial harmony that has been fostered at the Prime Minister and Cabinet Minsters’ Aidilfitri Open House at Seri Perdana today.
Dr. Mahathir also advised the road users not to rush their journey to their “kampong” to celebrate Hari Raya as 20 minutes faster will be meaningless if it ends with fatal accident.
He said that when asked about 106 fatal road accidents that happened during Op Selamat 15 for Hari Raya season.
“The figure included 10,321 accidents involving 14,689 vehicles since the operation was launched last Wednesday,” said Bukit Aman corporate communications head Datuk Asmawati Ahmad in a statement yesterday.
Selangor recorded 3,048 being the highest number of cases followed by Johor with 1,594 and Kuala Lumpur with 1,350.
Meanwhile Dr. Mahathir apologised to the Malaysians if there are things that are not comfortable in their lives in the one year PH becomes the government.
“In this country we live peacefully and celebrate other festive seasons regardless of race.
“We live harmoniously, comfortably in this prosperous country,” he said in the presence of thousands of guests accompanied by his wife Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohd. Ali at.Seri Perdana this morning
Approximately 50,000 Malaysians came to enjoy various Malay traditional foods to celebrate Hari Raya with the Prime Minister and the cabinet ministers today.-Malaysia World News