Administering Religious Harmony for the Future


March 2023 FEATURE
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JALAN MASJID KAPITAN KELING is often called the Street of Harmony, where four houses of worship can be found in close proximity – all within the 800m range. Starting from St. George’s Church at the junction from Lebuh Farquhar, followed by Kuan Im Teng (Goddess of Mercy Temple), Sri Mahamariamman Temple and Masjid Kapitan Keling, they have been an easy expression of Penang’s society – a testament that harmony can be achieved between those of different religious beliefs. Though these worship...

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Penang Harmony Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (HARMONICO) was established on 10 March 2021 under the Penang Chief Minister’s Incorporation (CMI) as an implementing agency to oversee matters pertaining to religions other than Islam and to execute plans and policies that will promote and bring about an inclusive and harmonious society in Malaysia.