Prime Minister Najib Razak’s National Transformation (TN50) roadmap will certainly bolster the country’s success and aspirations to greater heights said Semporna Umno leader.
Speaking to Malaysia Outlook its division legal advisor Basalie Abd Hamid said the bottom to top approach envisaged by Najib will allow the voice of the people to be heard by the leaders.
“This sort of approach is preferred mainly by Gen Y and PM Najib has understood the youth sentiments very well.
“More progress will be seen with the roadmap and certainly be a catalyst to be more competitive as well as an outstanding nation in years to come.
“We may also stand as a next leader nation within the Asean community, if the roadmap followed orderly.” Basalie said who was former Bugaya assemblyman.
In tandem with Sabah’s development, the TN50 will give an extra boost to the state development.
He highlighted that Najib’s RM 38 billion pledge for Sabah and Sarawak recently proves his sincere commitment in developing both states.
Najib in a town hall event at Universiti Malaya yesterday urged the youth to embrace the TN50 vision.
He said the year 2050 belongs to youth and they should be ready to grab the opportunities.
Najib reminded that in order to be a good leader, one had to be a good listener.
“A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman thinks of the next generation,”
He said that the vision of the future should come from the people so that they had a sense of ownership and belonging towards it.
The goal for TN50 is for Malaysia to become a top 20 country in the world by 2050.
TN50 will comprise of representatives from all walks of life, the youth, women, academics, the corporate sector, academics and entrepreneurs.