KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 4 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has extended his best wishes to candidates sitting for the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination starting tomorrow.
The message was posted on his Twitter, @Najib Razak, tonight.
"I pray that the candidates pass with flying colours. To teachers and parents, the teaching efforts will bear fruit," said Najib, who is now in Vientiane, Laos to attend the Ninth Asia-Europe Summit (ASEM 9).
A total of 472,541 candidates are sitting for the examination at 3,590 centres throughout the country from tomorrow until Dec 6.
Of them, 415,530 are from government, government-aided and government-aided religious schools; 7,708 from schools under ministries and government agencies; and 7,946 from state religious secondary schools.
The others were 11,309 private school candidates, 28,148 sekolah menengah agama rakyat candidates, and 1,900 private candidates, said the Malaysian Examination Board.
It said 30,239 invigilators had been appointed to man the examination centres.
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