Custom & Culture of the Member Countries


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Malaysia

The Malay language is an Austronesian language spoken not only by Malaysians but all Malay people who reside in the Malay Peninsula, southern Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, central eastern Sumatra, the Riau islands, parts of the coast of Borneo, Cocos and Christmas Islands in Australia. It is also very similar to Indonesian, known locally as […]

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Custom and Culture of Oman

Oman: Official name of the Country is “Sultanate of Oman” (سلطنة عُمان‎). Although Arabic is Oman’s official language, there are native speakers of different dialects, as well as Balochi, or offshoots of Southern Arabian, a Semitic language only distantly related to Arabic. Swahili is also widely spoken in the country due to the historical relations […]

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Kingdom of Bahrain

Arabic is the official language of Bahrain, but English is widely spoken. It is used in business and is a compulsory second language in schools. Among the non-Bahraini population, many people speak Persian, or Urdu. Arabic is spoken by almost 200 million people in more than 22 countries. It is the language of the Qur’an, […]

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