KBS To Implement Two Phases To Provide Early Inputs For TN50
Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the first phase would involve a consultation process to obtain the views of youths on numerous issues.
“We will not vet, we will accept whatever view, even criticisms, because we want to know the hopes of Malaysians over numerous issues involving education, economy, arts, social and others,” he said.
He said this to reporters after launching the Kedah-level Fit Malaysia programme at the Teachers Training Institute Sultan Abdul Halim Campus here Saturday which was attended by about 10,000 people.
When tabling the the 2017 Budget yesterday, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced that the government would launch a national discourse series known as 2050 National Transformation which would be branded as TN50.
He said TN50 would span three decades to form to form a calibre nation state as well as with par excellent mindset.
TN50, which will be under his patronage, will be kick-started by the young diverse generation of all races through national discourse as decided by the Cabinet and conducted by the Youth and Sports Ministry.
Khairy said the first phase would also involve the collection of views and voices of youths via virtual means or digital involving social websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, before all the views were categorised according to their fields.
The second phase would involve the gathering of views of adults, before tabling them to the Prime Minister who would scrutinise TN50 in greater detail and announce the true gist of TN50.
“In the first three months we will be inundated with numerous ideas. This is a dialogue which will take one to two years before 2020 and we will table the findings to the Prime Minister.
“This time the Prime Minister wants to involve the people so that the vision is that of the people, which is created by the people themselves and maybe formulated and scrutinised by the Prime Minister,” he said.