Monday, March 03, 2008

Malaysia Run According To 'Islamic Principles', Says Najib. Far Cry From The Earlier Islamic State Claim Isn't It?

The leadership and administration of the country in the last 51 years has been in accordance with 'Islamic principles', said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

"Islam carries a wide meaning. For instance, welfare work is one aspect that is enjoined by the religion, so is the provision of job opportunities," he told reporters after attending a meet-the-people session at Sekolah Menengah Kubang Kerian II, here Sunday. Also present was Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Dr Awang Adek Hussin.

Najib added that the country's achievements had also gained recognition from well-known Islamic scholars including Egypt's Al-Azhar University's Grand Sheik Mohammed Sayyid Al-Tantawi, who was in Malaysia recently for the university's world alumni conference.

***** This is the most pathetic and laughingly wishy-washy back door declaration of an Islamic state I have ever heard. Being the true blue opportunist that politicians are, Najib has very cleverly avoided the term Islamic state for fear of putting off non-Muslims. But nevertheless in order to appeal to the Muslim electorate in Kelantan he has to be seen to say something linking Islam and the government. So you have this ridiculous description about Islamic principles.

If welfare work and provision of job opportunities is Najib's idea of governing
in accordance with 'Islamic principles', then many western nations are more 'Islamic' than we are. The things these politicians will say to fish for votes!
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Blogger kittykat46 said...

Election time lah.
After March 8, after all the easily persuaded voters have continued to X "Dacing", the Islamic state and the Kris, and Ketuanan Melayu will be brought back out from the closet.

12:46 PM GMT+8  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

after badawi, the next in line is not too savoury either. hell of a baggage with allegations of millions of commission of arms purchase, sleazy private life, monggolian issue etc. he epresents what BN is all about these days.
for 50 years, the country has been wearing the same underwear. it has gone yellowish tainted by urine drops and smells permeate the air. aint it time to change that?

1:39 PM GMT+8  
Anonymous Purple Haze said...

Hmmm, one could argue that it has also been run on "Secular Principles" too.

How about saying "Fair and Equitable Principles" and cut out any notionof religion or non-religion ?

Ahh, politic-speak !!!

3:46 AM GMT+8  

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