21st February has been proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) since November 1999 as the International Mother Language Day.
Malaysia's official language is Bahasa Malaysia, or Bahasa Melayu, and is the mother language to most of its population. Bahasa Malaysia has been known to be the lingua franca or communication language in the 13th century for trade businesses, negotiations and even agreements by the merchants from Arab, Chinese and Indians. It has been widely used by over 200 million people, including the islands of Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Maccassar, Balee, Cumbava, Sallayer, Bootoon, Booro, Ceram and Mollucas.
Here at IGTC, to sustain Malaysia's official language and our mother language, we provide our trainings and services in both Malay and English. Contact us for any enquiry regarding our trainings and services!
Sources: United Nations and Berita Harian