Muslim man paying respects at S’pore Taoist/Buddhist funeral earns praise for gesture
This is what Singapore is about.
In multicultural Singapore, it is crucial to respect different cultures and beliefs.
And according to a Facebook post on April 6, one Muslim man earned praise for doing just that.
In his post, Zahid Zin said that his wife’s aunt married a man, Adi, who converted to Islam.
Adi’s mother had recently passed away, and so, Zahid’s family went to pay their respects at what appears to be a Taoist or Buddhist funeral.
There were also photos of Zahid at the funeral:
In his post, Zahid said that other peoples’ “cultures and beliefs must be respected” as we live in a multicultural society.
He added that this was a good “teachable moment”.
Praised for gesture
In response to the Facebook post, many commenters praised him for the gesture, emphasising the importance of religious harmony in Singapore.
This is his post: