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Bumis failed to seize NEP opportunities, says Dr M

Alyaa Alhadjri  |  Published:  |  Modified:

KBN CONGRESS | Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reminded bumiputera that they will remain behind others unless they stop spurning the opportunities that the government provides them.

"We (the government) have tried our best, but we found that the culture (among Malays) to make a quick profit had contributed to their own failure.

"The ones who succeeded were the non-bumiputeras, if you know what I mean," said Mahathir in his opening speech at the government's Future of Bumiputeras and the Nation Congress (KBN 2018) this morning...

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