Thursday, April 14, 2005
New Straits Times
PM: Be ready to embrace excellence
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
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