The translation of the 'Melayu Islam Beraja - Suatu Pendekatan' book written by Yang Berhormat Pehin Jawatan Luar Pekerma Raja Dato Seri Utama Doctor Ustaz Haji Mohamad Zain bin Haji Serudin to Mandarin is hope to enhance the Tionghua community's understanding on every element and positive attribute in M-I-B concept. According to Brunei Darussalam Tionghua Executive Committee, the 7 month translation work began on March last year. As a token of appreciation, the committee THIS MORNING handover the copy of 'Melayu Islam Beraja - Suatu Pendekatan' book in Mandarin edition to Yang Berhormat Pehin Jawatan Luar Pekerma Raja Dato Seri Utama Doctor Ustaz Haji Mohamad Zain.
The book was presented by Dayang Kho Guik Lan, Principal of Chung Hwa Middle School in Bandar Seri Begawan to Yang Berhormat Pehin. The Tionghua community's initiative in translating the book to Mandarin is seen as a great contribution in supporting the effort to strengthen the understanding of MIB concept in this multicultural race country. In an interview with RTB, Yang Berhormat Pehin said such effort shows that the Tionghua community in the country together shouldering duties in glorifying the country.
Meanwhile, Yang Berhormat Ong Tiong Oh, member of the Legislative Council as the Chairman of Tionghua Community said the book is available at Chung Hwa Middle School in Bandar Seri Begawan for 15 dollars each.
The book is hope to help in promoting MIB concept, not only to the citizens and Tionghua residents in the country, but also to the tourists. It was translated from the original Malay Language edition, published in 1988. Meanwhile, the English Language edition was published in 2013. The book handover ceremony was held at the residence of Yang Berhormat Pehin in Kampung Lambak.
Source: Radio Television Brunei