KUALA LUMPUR JULY 9: The wisdom, perseverance, and the ability to dismiss frictions and inculcate unity among the people have made the Malaysians be renowned as the most harmonious and united society in the world.
Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said, the Malaysians uphold high values of politeness and humanity with good characters so as not to hurt the feelings and sensitivities of others.
Muhyiddin said, it is not difficult to practice Rukun Negara or National Principles in the society and it should be protected and passed down from one generation to another.
“Under the Constitution of Malaysia, the rights of individuals are protected and every citizen should respect the rights to maintain harmony and unity in the country,” said Muhyiddin in his speech before launching the 50th Anniversary of the National Principles (Rukun Negara) held here today.
The event was organized by the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia and also the Ministry of National Unity.
The Prime Minister added every citizen should be patriotic and loves the country by adhering to the five principles of Rukun Negara namely Belief in God; Loyalty to the King and Country; Supremacy of the Constitution; Rules of Law and Courtesy and Morality.
Muhyiddin said the country has made great achievements in many ways via adhering to the values of unity and upholding the five principles of Rukun Negara that has been established for the past 50 years.
The people should take past achievements as a guideline for future success, he added. New global issues today are more challenging and sometimes testing the level of harmony among the people.
“It is un-Malaysian if a person is intolerant and hurt the feelings of others,” Muhyiddin reiterated.
In his speech Muhyiddin also highlighted the success to break the transmission of COVID-19 in the community recently is due to the people’s unity.
“The people’s unity has helped the government to manage the COVID-19 pandemic efficiently and effectively hence becomes one of the best countries in the world to manage the coronavirus,” said Muhyiddin.
He added, without taking the colour of the skin, social status, and race, the Malaysians are able to face and address COVID-19 crisis successfully.
“The experiences in handling the COVID-19 crisis could be used to encounter future challenges in Malaysia,” said Muhyiddin –Malaysia World News