Kulai MP Apologises For Wearing Her Songkok Backwards In Parliament
Kulai Member of Parliament (MP) Teo Nie Ching has taken to Facebook to apologise for wearing the songkok backwards during the opening ceremony of the 14th Parliament on 17 July
"I apologise for wearing it (the songkok) backwards," she wrote.
She claimed that she did not realise it was worn backwards as she had taken it off earlier and put it back on.
Teo had been criticised by netizens in the past few days for her blunder
One netizen criticised Teo for embarrassing the country with her mistake, and hoped that disciplinary action will be taken against her.
"A new fashion for Pakatan Harapan's MPs to wear their songkok backwards," another netizen wrote.
One netizen also related Teo's mistake to her Chinese school education.
Following her apology, some netizens have voiced their support for Teo