Di antara Perjuangan Pribumi Perkasa

26 12 2010

Dua buah berita mengenai perjuangan PRIBUMI PERKASA yang dipetik dari Malaysia Insider.

December 13, 2010

 

Ibrahim recently underwent bypass surgery. — file pic

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 — Right wing non-governmental organisation Perkasa today suggested that a royal commission be set up to monitor Bumiputera participation in the economy.

Its president Datuk Ibrahim Ali said this was necessary to ensure that the target of 30 per cent equity ownership by Bumiputeras was attained by the time Malaysia achieve developed nation status in 2020.

“The Commission must be responsible for updating the Malays rulers on the economic progress of Bumiputeras in the country,” he told reporters at Parliament’s lobby today.

The independent MP for Pasir Mas returned to Parliament today after being on medical leave since October 18 following bypass surgery at a private hospital here.

Besides this, he also called on the Information Communication and Culture Ministry to establish a museum on the Malay sultanate and Malay warriors to act as a source of reference to the younger generation besides being a tourism product. — Bernama

 

By Shazwan Mustafa Kamal
December 13, 2010

Ibrahim said a May 13 museum is needed to educate the young people of this country. — File pic

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 — Perkasa demanded today that the Najib administration build a special museum to commemorate the bloody racial riots which occurred on May 13, 1969, saying that such a move was necessary to educate the young on how the riots actually started.

Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali said that there should be nothing wrong with building a museum for this purpose, claiming that it was “strange” that such an idea had never been suggested to the government before.

“Perkasa suggests that the Ministry for Information, Communications and Culture look into this. A museum for May 13 should be built, and this should be looked at positively. Look at Germany, for instance, they have got a museum which highlights the evils of Hitler. This is needed to educate the young people of this country,” he said today.

The outspoken Pasir Mas MP stressed that the tragedy and deaths that happened on May 13 should not be forgotten, as well as the parties who had allegedly “started” the riots.

“We have to let them know who started the riots. Who were the ones who burned the Malaysian flag on May 10? These are facts which the young ones need to know, it’s crucial,” he insisted.

The Perkasa chief also said a museum for “Malay warriors and Malay Sultans” should be built to recognise their contributions to the county.

“Perkasa will also be sending a memorandum to the Conference of Rulers… all the agendas that been mooted … the New Economic Model (NEM), Budget 2011, we want to make sure that by 2020, the Bumiputera agenda is realised,” said Ibrahim, stressing that Perkasa wants an assurance that Bumiputeras and Malays will be given a 30 percent cut of the country’s economic pie by 2020.

“We want a royal commission or at least a steering committee be formed to ensure that this goal is achieved,” he added.


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27 12 2010
ray

A good idea.

Museums are storehouses of information and historical events do shape a nation. This initiative will prevent certain parties from ever twisting facts to misinform the citizens, especially in the context of Malaysia where vernacular schools are strangely still allowed to exist.

So his idea is part of nation-building. Syabas.

27 12 2010
satD

Salam All

I’m happy that Perkasa is moving in the right direction.

As a pressure group they must play their part on the Governance Perspective, we cannot leave it to the Government to ensure their own implementation activities. An independent Royal Commission is the way to go, such a “committee” should be made of Apolitical Malays in the field of business, sociology, education etc. The various Government entities entrusted with the implementation of affirmative actions should have an annual report to the respective Ministries and this would then be consolidated and reviewed annually by the Committee who would then report annually to the YDPA

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