The last 12 months proved to be a challenging but rewarding time for our country as we continued on the path towards a better Malaysia. The complementary Government Transformation and Economic Transformation Programmes (GTP and ETP) have yielded significant changes in the way Malaysians live and work, and will continue to do so in the coming years.
Yang Amat Berhormat
Tan Sri Dato’ Hj. Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin
Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
As the Chairman of the GTP Delivery Task Force, I have been heartened to witness the symbiotic relationship between GTP and ETP.
For instance, we have taken broad measures to ensure that Malaysia’s talent pool will meet the requirements of a developed nation. In developing local human capital, we have taken substantial steps to bring our education standards up to speed and have laid out our plans through the National Education Blueprint 2013-2025, which has been recently approved by the Cabinet.
Under the blueprint, we have identified the shortcomings within our present education system and detailed specific measures to ensure international competitiveness of Malaysian graduates. A skilled domestic workforce will assure multinationals that they can secure the best-in-class talents with the right creative, industrial and management capabilities.
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