Published: Friday March 1, 2013 MYT 7:50:00 PM
Updated: Friday March 1, 2013 MYT 7:56:42 PM
Najib: Malaysians enjoying benefits from Government transformation programmes
BY MAZWIN NIK ANIS
PEKAN: The transformation carried out by the Barisan Nasional government is the most effective and meaningful way to bring about changes in the country, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
There was no need, said Najib, for bold slogans and big flags to change the country's landscape, adding that the yardstick was whether these changes were effective and beneficial to the rakyat.
“The Government's way is to carry out changes through various transformation programmes and we can see the effect of this.
“If you visit every corner of the country, including here in Kuala Pahang, you can see that real changes are happening and the rakyat are enjoying the benefits,” he said when launching a Regional Transformation Centre here in Kuala Pahang on Friday - the fourth after Perak, Kelantan and Malacca.
The Government, he added, still had many programmes to be implemented for the benefit of the people.
Saying that transformation was far better than reformation, he also called for the people to continually support the Government so that these programmes could be put in place.
Later, when launching the Barisan election machinery in Pekan, he urged party workers to ensure that the constituency remains under the coalition.
“Pekan belongs to Barisan and we must protect it from the Opposition. We must not allow the people to be misled by empty promises,” said Najib, who is also Pekan MP.
“I will do my best for all of you. Even if I am not here, I will always remember you. I will make sure that aid and assistance will be channelled to the deserving at once,” he said.
Expressing his satisfaction with the constituency's machinery, he said their high spirit should be emulated by others.
Najib also reminded them to track down voters in the constituency and make sure that they return home on polling day to cast their ballots and secure a bigger win than the 26,464-majority recorded in the 2008 general election.