Full text of Dr Mahathir's speech


  • Nation Premium
  • Friday, 20 Jun 2003

TODAY, we Pekembar, Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Bersatu, better known as Umno, short for United Malays National Organisation, sit in assembly for the 54th time in an atmosphere of peace, prosperity and security.  

Umno as the backbone of the Barisan Nasional coalition party has governed Malaysia since Merdeka 46 years ago. For a party which struggled for independence this is a record. Not many parties which struggled for the independence of their countries at the time of Umno’s struggle are still in existence or in power. 

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

As we welcome the Year of the Tiger, let’s take a peek into the art of Chinese red paper-cutting Premium
Major push to increase road safety Premium
On upward trend with 5,439 new cases Premium
400,000 children sign up to get vaccinated Premium
New platform to end poverty Premium
‘Umrah SOP to be finalised after other agencies weigh in’ Premium
Move to further strengthen statistical system Premium
Cabinet to study alternatives to death penalty Premium
Many shops, eateries to remain open during CNY Premium
In search of his kin – after 70 years Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers