Baru Bian speaking during a media conference at KKR Complex in Kuala Lumpur. PHOTO: BERNAMA
Baru Bian speaking during a media conference at KKR Complex in Kuala Lumpur. PHOTO: BERNAMA

KUCHING: Works Minister Baru Bian said he was shocked and saddened to hear news of the horrific shootings at the two Christchurch mosques today.

“This act of hate and terror in a sacred place where the victims were worshipping is a heinous crime which all right-minded people condemn strongly.

“This senseless tragedy should be a reminder to us in Malaysia to work at maintaining and preserving our racial and religious harmony among all Malaysians,” he added.

Baru offered his condolences to the victims and their families and prayed that the outpouring of love and support from peace-loving New Zealanders and global citizens will provide a small measure of comfort to them.