BN manifesto: Najib reveals inclusive pledges

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has unveiled Barisan Nasional 's manifesto for the 14th General Electon, which he described as a comprehensive promise, leaving no Malaysian behind.

The Barisan chairman said the manifesto, themed "Bersama BN Hebatkan Negaraku" (With BN for a Greater Malaysia), is a document that will chart the country's future.

He said the manifesto, which is 220 pages thick and contains 364 initiatives, is vital for a better Malaysia.

"Barisan will continue to defend every Malaysian, regardless of their ethnicity, religion, race, class or colour.

"In Barisan's eyes, every Malaysian is important," he said at the launch at the Axiata Arena indoor stadium in Bukit Jalil on Saturday night.

Najib said he was thrilled with the 40,000-strong turnout and the eight million Malaysians watching the launch via live telecast on television and social media.

Najib started with Barisan's pledge for women, adding that it is committed to strengthen the fairer sex and produce more professional and successful women.

"We treat the women as the backbone of the nation," said Najib.

He then went on to unveil Barisan's promises such as creation of jobs, education, and for every state in the country.