At the Annual Global Peace Awards Gala, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak received the Culture of Peace Award on December 7th at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
The Star Online reported the new and Malaysia Digest later reposted.
Later on his facebook he wrote: “The purpose is to achieve peace not just during our time, but for all times.” He continues, “Although the path to true peace is long and arduous, I am confident that we have made great strides towards promoting understanding and goodwill among our fellow men. I am a firm believer that peace can only be achieved if we are willing to substitute dialogue, in place of conflict.”
The Global Peace Award is presented annually to individuals or non-governmental organizations for outstanding efforts that bridge social gaps and meet human needs in the areas of scholarship, business, service, governance, inter-religious cooperation, and the strengthening of family.
The original story appears on: The Star Online and re-posted by the Malaysia Digest