Chinese group proposes a Chinese Deputy Prime Minister for the new cabinet to reflect diversity
KUALA LUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily/ ANN) - Pheng Yin Huan, president of the Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia has proposed a Chinese to be the Deputy Prime Minister in the new government of Malaysia. Chinese associations are giving their support to the new government and look forward to embark on a new direction.
Chinese clan associations are giving their full support to the new government and look forward to move into a new direction.
Pheng Yin Huah, president of Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia (Hua Zhong) said Dr Mahathir Mohamad has more than 20 years of experience in leading the government and he can deliver in the new government.
On the new cabinet line-up, Pheng hopes ministers would reflect the diversity of the country with sufficient Chinese as ministers to handle Chinese community issues.
He suggests a Chinese to be the Deputy Prime Minister.
Pheng also hopes that the new government would implement the pledges stated in the manifesto such as abolishing goods and services tax, toll charges and recognition of Unified Examination Certificate.
He said Malaysians have given their ultimate decision and the decision is to be accepted by all parties.
Lin Jia Guang, secretary of Federation of Teochew Association said this is a new political era and Malaysians should no longer be identified based on race.
Malaysia should be more open-minded in its policies to benefit all.
The new government should be expanding the economy in a fair manner to be shared among all ethnic groups.
Lim Chew Ah, president of the Federation of Hainan Association Malaysia said a new chapter has begun in Malaysia and hope all Malaysians are treated with equality.
By strengthening the characteristic of Malaysia, she hoped that Malaysia will move to a new direction.
Zhang Run An, president of Federation of Hakka Associations Malaysia said all Malaysians are looking forward to a fair and equal policy to be implemented by the new government.
By implementing policies which benefit all people, the government will receive people’s support.
On investments from China, Zhang said he believed major projects invested by China would be reviewed but Malaysia-China ties would maintain.