KOTA KINABALU: The rakyat can learn from fellow Malaysians in Sabah and Sarawak on how to manage their differences, said former Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.
He said Sabah and Sarawak have shown how differences can be managed in a progressive and constructive manner.
“As our politicians continue to discuss and comment on the current political affairs in Malaysia, I wish to remind myself and everyone of us to take a moment to remember how our fellow Malaysians in Sabah and Sarawak might feel about it,” he said in his latest posting on Facebook
He said it was important to embrace the true values of being Malaysian, which includes accepting differences and embracing the diversity in the country.
Salleh, who is Usukan assemblyman, said that the need to acknowledge the supremacy of rights as enshrined in the Federal Constitution is understood.
“But let’s keep our comments and discussions respectful and mindful of our diverse society,” he said.