From one of our nation’s newspapers… (Thanks to Smathi for the link!)
Thursday November 11, 2010
Make voluntary activities compulsory for students: Rosmah
By P. ARUNA
KUALA LUMPUR: Institutes of higher learning should make it compulsory for students to get involved in voluntary activities, said Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.
“The nation needs citizens and future leaders who are not only intellectually capable and civic-minded but also those who care for their fellow citizens, especially the less fortunate,” she said.
The Prime Minister’s wife stressed that the spirit of social work and volunteerism, especially among students, was important in the creation of a harmonious society….