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Malaysian National Service aka PLKN
The source for most of the information regarding Malaysian National Service used in this article is taken fromWikipedia and PLKN. Why? First, Wikipedia is considered the most referred web portal in the world for people searching for information and the PLKN is the offical website. Second, since the whole world or shall I say, majority of Internet users around the world will be able to access Wikipedia and PLKN, it is of utmost importance that the information in Wikipedia and PLKN is correct and not some misguided facts. Third, blame Wikipedia and PLKN if the information is incorrect NOT yours truly. MMMkay... Oh yeah, the mastery of the art of "Tai Chi". May the force be with you. The Malaysian National Service aka the PLKN which is the abbreviation for "Program Latihan Khidmat Negara" or literally translated as National Service Training Program or just known as NS, is a compulsory 3 months military service program for teenagers that started in December 2003. The Objectives of the NS aka PLKN are:
To increase and instill the patriotism spirit in the young Malaysians. To promote race unity and national integration.
To shape positive attitude through pure moral values.
To ignite volunteerism spirit.
To produce confident, intelligent, and energetic young generation. The Vision of the NS aka PLKN is:
To make the best superior organization in helping teenagers to be Steel spirited, Self confidence, Loyal to the country, Always ready to face any challenges to the direction of promoting cooperation and unity among the multi-racial population in the country. The Missions of the NS aka PLKN are:
Hopes to be the main organization that shapes generations that are disciplined, loyal to the country, steel spirited, positive attitude and loves unity.Conducting effectiveness research regarding the PLKN in line with the objectives and national aim....
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