PUTRAJAYA: The Prime Minister has assured Malaysians that his administration remains committed to see the country achieve developed nation status in 2020.
Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Vision 2020 remained intact despite him having unveiled the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) plan for Malaysia.
“A lot of people asked about Vision 2020. The Government has put in place numerous programmes and the framework for us to achieve what we have aimed for.
“This includes the 11th Malaysia Plan and National Transformation Policy, aimed at ensuring that our country attains developed nation status in the year 2020.
“There is no issue about this and I want to stress that we are working according to schedule,” he said in an audio broadcast on najibrazak.com.
When tabling Budget 2017 in October, Najib announced that TN50 that would outline the country’s development plans by 2050.
“I introduced TN50 because we must constantly look ahead. As we approach 2020, Malaysia needs a new direction to continue developing. We can’t wait till we reach 2020 to plan for the future. We need to start now,” he said.
TN50 will begin with engagements with the younger generation led by Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, who is also the Umno Youth chief.