What is One Malaysia? One Malaysia is an idea which has been inspired by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to overcome racial problems and issues. This idea is about uniting and integrating all citizens of Malaysia from all races and religion into one track towards peaceful and harmony Malaysia. It is to grow unity among various races in Malaysia based on particular important values that should become habit of every Malaysia citizens. It is not a new policy that separates from other policies of Barisan Nasional before this, instead, it is the completer to the existed approach to strengthen the unity in order to ensure stability, towards achieving higher development for the citizens and Malaysia itself. In other word, One Malaysia is built as a formulae that will help ensuring national aspiration, Wawasan 2020 to be achieved if it is instilled in every Malaysians’ soul and practised by every Malaysian.
To succeed the idea of One Malaysia, firstly, we need to understand the concept of One Malaysia. One Malaysia concept is based on the point that is to achieve the ‘developed country’ status as being suggested in Wawasan 2020, the main condition is a strong and stable country and this can only be achieved when all the citizens unite. Unity that is pictured by the idea of One Malaysia is quite different from the concept of assimilation that are being practised by other countries where the identities of ethnic races are eradicated and replaced by the one national identity. Instead, One Malaysia appreciates and respects the principles of Federal Constitution as well as ethnic identities of every race in Malaysia, and assumes them as an asset or advantage that should be proud of. One Malaysia also stress on ‘accepting’ attitude among various races of Malaysia citizens, where each race accepts the uniqueness of other races as what they are so that we can live together in respectful environment as citizens in one country.
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