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Muslims have helped strengthen integration: PM: THE Muslim community in Singapore has made great efforts to inte...

'Muslims are a valued and respected community, who have done a good deal to strengthen our harmony and social cohesion,' Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said. -- ST PHOTO THE Muslim community in Singapore has made great efforts to integrate with other communities, and help make Singapore one of the most harmonious and successful multi-religious societies in the world, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday. 'Muslims are a valued and respected community, who have done a good deal to strengthen our harmony and social cohesion,' he said. He also encouraged community leaders to keep on expanding the common space while upholding their respective religious beliefs. PM Lee was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a community event in Yio Chu Kang constituency, which borders Ang Mo Kio GRC where he is an MP. Reporters asked him for his response to remarks on Muslims and...

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