PUBLIC LECTURE: PEMARTABATAN BAHASA KEBANGSAAN
19 October 2018: MyIPO hosted a renowned Professor of Institut Alam dan Tamadun Melayu (ATMA), Prof. Dato’ Dr. Teo Kok Seong, for a lecture entitled ‘Pemartabatan Bahasa Kebangsaan’. The lecture was jointly organised between MyIPO and Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) in IP Academy of MyIPO.
At the outset, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Teo Kok Seong explained about the difference between ‘Bahasa Kebangsaan’ and ‘Bahasa Rasmi’ and its functionality. With regards to Article 152 of Federal Constitution and the National Language Acts 1963/1967, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Teo Kok Seong opined that Malaysian should be proud of their national language which represent their identity.
The lecture was well-attended by 200 staff of MyIPO.