Gong Xi Fatt Chai to a truly muhibbah Malaysia!

Dear All,

This video was shot during a visit to a “Mamak” or “Ma-Pleh” called Devi in the neigbourhood.

For the benefit of my international friends, Wikipedia defines Mamak – “Mamak (Indian Muslims) dishes have developed a distinctly Malaysian style. Available throughout the country, the omnipresent Mamak stalls or restaurants are particularly popular among the locals as they offer a wide range of food and some outlets are open 24 hours a day. They're fast, economical and perfect as a meeting place for a drink and snacks”

The scene that greeted me at Devi's was this:

As i walk in to Devi's, i was greeted with a smile from a friendly Malay couple. Then I saw the Indian workers serving a group of international students. As i walk on, i saw a Caucasian family enjoying their teh tarik and roti canai.

They were Chinese background music and Lunar New Year decorations as we know the Chinese Community will be celebrating the Chinese New Year this weekend.

This scene at Devi's that really reminded me how proud I am to be a Malaysian living in a truly multi-racial Malaysia. Please excuse the video, if it seems a bit rushed, memory card was very low.

Gong Xi Fatt Chai
to all and may the Lunar New Year brings the Nation prosperity in abundance!

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P.S: If you are visiting malaysia, a trip to the “mamak” is a must for a truly Malaysian cultural and culinary experience!

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