"Signs of "Kem Latihan"" Top 5 Page for this destination Malaysia Local Custom Tip by SLLiew

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In all the states of Malaysia, especially near some of the outdoor tourist destinations, you will see this sign "Kem Latihan" (Training Camp) which is for "Program Khidmat Malaysia" (National Service Program). There are over 43 training centers.

These are training camps started in 2003 for Malaysian youths of both gender upon reaching 18 years of age whom are randomly selected to attend for 3 months of classroom classes, community service, outdoor physical training, drills and recently including handling of M16 . The idea is promote patriotism, unity and discipline amongst Malaysian youths.

Offical website: http://www.khidmatnegara.gov.my/

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  • Written Jan 13, 2007
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