Thursday, April 14, 2005

"Cemerlang, Gemilang dan Terbilang" (Excellence, Glory and Disctinction)

PM: Be ready to embrace excellence


New Straits Times
04-14-2005
PM: Be ready to embrace excellence
Edition: Main/Lifestyle

PUTRAJAYA, Wed. - It is important for the Government to be able to

produce more Malaysians who can live up to the slogan Cemerlang, Gemilang
dan Terbilang, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said today.

"This slogan is not for fun and neither is it created for the

elections. We must be ready to embrace excellence and accept meritocracy

as this will be our benchmark," he said.

"Then Malaysians will be more successful and the country will be more

progressive."

Abdullah was speaking after a luncheon he hosted at the Palm Garden

Hotel, IOI Resort, near here, for about 180 students who scored 10 or