PUTRAJAYA: Former prime minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad claimed that the Malays are at a risk and is feared to vanish in 10 years time if they are not united from now onwards.
He said the Malays will be conquered and “vanished without a war” following currently nobody cares about the future of the race.
“We know the country had lost a lot, and we cannot say that we did not know about it.
“We have lost four states in the north, Riau Island, Singapore and Penang. If the Malays are aware of this, please take reasonable action.
“We know what can be done, example if a Member of Parliament (MP) does not talk (about the Malays) we want them to talk.
“It looks like we have been conquered by other race without a war. We have to deliver this message,” Dr. Mahathir said at the “Sessi Minda Negarawan Ikhtibar 150 Tahun Perjanjian Pangkor” at Yayasan Kepimpinan Perdana here Saturday as reported by Sinar Harian.
On the other hand, Dr. Mahathir hopes the Malays will strengthen the unity to enable the race to be retained in this country.
Cynically Dr. Mahathir said, “In the general election, I hope they (Malays) come out to vote as only 65 percent of them had voted while the Chinese 98 percent came out to vote and that was a reality.”
The former Langkawi MP cited an example: “If 400 persons attend this programme and everybody meets 10 other persons and tell them about the discussion that the Malays will be vanished then the message will reach the Malays and make them aware of the situation.”