MP and State Assemblyman visit Nalanda

YB Mr. Gobind Singh Deo and YB Mr. Ng Sze Han  visit Nalanda Centre.

YB Gobind Singh Deo (left) and YB Ng Sze Han received by Nalanda officers.

On Sunday 11 October, Nalanda Centre had the honour of welcoming our Member of Parliament for Puchong, Yang Berhormat Mr. Gobind Singh Deo, and Selangor State Assemblyman for Kinrara, Yang Berhormat Mr. Ng Sze Han, for an official visit.  The Yang Berhormats’ entourage was given a warm welcome by Nalanda members while touring the Centre.

Bro. Tan receiving the YBs.

Founder Bro. Tan receiving the YBs at the EXCO Room.

The Yang Berhormats also took time to meet with Nalanda youths to give them words of encouragement.  They said that today’s youths are the future of our country; therefore it is vital that youths are learned, dynamic, civic conscious and patriotic.

YB Gobind Singh speaking with Nalanda youths.

YB Gobind Singh having a good time speaking with Nalanda youths.

The YBs addressing the Dhamma School.

The YBs impressing upon the young students the importance of education and good values.

Both Yang Berhormats expressed their amazement and appreciation of what Nalanda has been doing over the past 12 years – providing quality, holistic education to the community.  In particular, the discipline and positive-learning spirit shown by the youths and Dhamma School students impressed them most.

Discussion with Nalanda leaders.

Bro.Tan pointing out that Buddhism in essence is a comprehensive education system which aims to impart Right Views, values and wisdom.

The visitors later met with Founder Bro. Tan, and had a fruitful hour-long dialogue with Nalanda leaders. We thank YB Mr. Gobind Singh Deo and YB Mr. Ng Sze Han for their visit and encouragement.  We look forward to welcoming them to Nalanda for future programmes.

A warm send-off for our visiting YBs.

A warm and appreciative send-off for our visiting YBs. Thank you for visiting Nalanda Centre.