Saturday, October 22, 2016

2050 National Transformation: Najib Unveils TN50 Plan


KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 -- The Government will be launching a series of national discourse to chart the nation's direction on a new canvas as the 2050 National Transformation which will later be branded as TN50.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in announcing the initiative when tabling the 2017 Budget in the Dewan Rakyat today said the TN50 will span three decades to form a calibre nation state as well as with par excellent mindset.

"If the vision for the country that I introduced in 2010 was the National Transformation Policy (DTN), so this national discourse I name it as the 2050 National Transformation and after Budget 2017 is concluded, will be rebranded as TN50," he said.

The Prime Minister said TN50, which will be under his patronage, will be kick-started by the young diverse generation of all races through national discourse as decided by the Cabinet and conducted by the Youth and Sports Ministry.

"The New Economic Policy under the late Tun Razak (Malaysia's second prime minister and Najib's father Tun Abdul Razak Hussein) was planned to create a successful New Generation within 30 years. So is TN50 which will span three decades to form a calibre nation state as well as with par excellent mindset," he added.

In 2010, Najib introduced the DTN which began in 2011 and to last until 2020. The policy was to chart the transformation of the nation and included the Government Transformation Programme (GTP), Economic Transformation Programme and New Economic Model.

*Taken from Bernama

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