Malaysia very different from Egypt, says Najib

Regina Lee

Modified 12 Feb 2011, 12:22 pm

While there has been an outpouring of congratulatory messages from thousands of Malaysians to the people of Egypt over their new-found ‘liberalisation’, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak drew a line on the similarities, or lack of them, between the two countries.

“Firstly, we cannot equate what is happening in Egypt with Malaysia because things are very different in the two countries,” he said when asked what Umno and BN could learn from the middle eastern country.

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