A very good afternoon I bid to the House Speaker, Honourable Adjudicators, worthy opponents, precise timekeeper and members of the parliament. Now the time has come for me as the first speaker from the opposition team to stand here to speak on the motion “FOREIGN WORKERS HARM THE COUNTRY”.
But before I proceed with the first argument on the motion. I would like to give the opposition definition of the keywords in the motion. ‘Foreign workers’ is defined as a person who works in a country other than the one of which he or she is a citizen. According to Oxford Dictionary, ‘harm’ is defined as physically injure, which in this case, foreign workers causes harm to malaysians citizens.
Therefore, we,the opposition define today’s motion as “FOREIGN WORKERS HARM THE COUNTRY”.
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Before I proceed with my first argument, allow me to state our stand regarding the motion today. We, the opposition, strongly say that FOREIGN WORKERS HARM THE COUNTRY.
As the first speaker, I will speak on ‘citizens’ and ‘unemployment’ factors. My second speaker will touch on ‘.................’ and ‘....................’ factors. Whereas my third speaker will do the rebuttals.
Members of the House,
As the first speaker, allow me to convince you that ‘FOREIGN WORKERS HARM THE COUNTRY PHYSICALLY AND FINANCIALLY’.
According to Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, foreign workers in Malaysia numbered 3.5 million as of mid-2011, comprising 1.5 million legal foreign workers 2.0 illegals. He also mentioned that Malaysians relies heavily on foreign workers to help out in the construction and plantation sectors. Most of the workers are sourced from Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Nepal.
However, ladies and gentlemen, what happens if these foreign workers become unemployed? Won’t they resort to crime? Even our police force will be and are still unable to cope with the situation. We are in dire straits as too many unemployed foreigners...
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