Don’t pawn future by electing unstable party to rule, says Najib

Jul 16, 2017

KLUANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has reminded the people not to pawn their own future by choosing an unstable political party to rule the country.

Instead, he said the people should choose a solid party which had been proven itself based on its outstanding achievements all these years.

“As such, don’t pawn our future, don’t choose people who are in a mess (and) who don’t know who the actual master is. Everybody has their own position (but) don’t even know who the boss is.

“We must elect a party that is strong and has proven its ability in administering the country,” he said in his speech at the 2017 Malaysia Aidilfitri Open House at Mini Stadium, Taman Sri Lambak, Sembrong last night.

Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said the nation managed to achieve peace and stability under the ruling party all these years which saw Malaysia ranked at 29th out of 163 most peaceful countries in the world, based on the statistics issued by the Institute for Economics and Peace last month.

In fact, the United States managed to only secure at 114th, he said.

The Prime Minister also expressed his appreciation to the Royal Malaysia Police, Armed Forces and other  security forces for their contributions in ensuring the country’s peace and stability.

He said another factor that led to the outstanding achievements was that the government had its own mission, vision and planning to steer the country and its people to achieve a developed nation status in future, including the improvement on public transportation such as the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) and the Mass Rapid Transit projects in the Klang Valley.

“We have the ability to implement (projects), we don’t talk rubbish. We walk the talk and we are capable, not like the opposition…They can come out with all sorts of promises but in the end, there’s nothing!

“We are capable and God willing, we can do more (than that),” said Najib.

Najib also approved the application of 500 affordable homes in Paloh, 500 units of Felda second generation houses in Kahang and the upgrading of the Taman Seri Lambak police beat to police station.

Also present were his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor; Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and wife, Datin Seri Hamidah Khamis.

Others were Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, as well as Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.

At a separate function in Kuala Lumpur, Najib said the National Civics Bureau (BTN) played a vital role and had an important objective in shaping the mind of the people as well as boost their spirit, particularly the TN50 (National Transformation 2050) generation.

He said at the same time, this would also help the government remain in power for the sake of religion, race and country, as well as to enable the government to survive.

“The millennials did not go through the hardship and suffering of the generation in the past which struggled against the colonialists to achieve independence and faced other political threats.

“These (millennials) are the people on whom we should instil fighting spirit and patriotism because they are the future,” Najib said in his speech at the Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house organised by BTN.

Najib said the current generation had been lucky as it was more educated and lived comfortably due to the struggles of the Barisan Nasional-led government.

“This is why all of us must continue with our struggle…until the 14th, 15th, 16th and the next GE (general election) so that we will continue to win,” he said.

Najib also thanked the Attorney-General’s Chambers which managed to prove that the country was not governed by the law of the jungle but in accordance with “the rule of law” which had been highly respectable. –Bernama