Maszlee missed the forest for the trees, says Ramasamy

Former education minister Maszlee Malik greeting a pupil on the first day of the 2020 school session at SK Setiawangsa in Kuala Lumpur yesterday morning. Later in the day, he announced his resignation from the post. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, January 3, 2020.

MASZLEE Malik’s main problem as education minister was his focus on trifling matters, said P. Ramasamy.

The Penang deputy chief minister II, who is a former academic, said Maszlee is a hardworking person, but did not implement the needed measures.

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  • What kind of government are you guys running? Malaysians expected so much more. Where are the intelligent people. Ministry of education is such an important ministry-childrens and nations future. We need expert educationalists -we cannot use the NEP as a yardstick for this. We need selection on merits. DR M is living in the past, time to go away-dont hold on to power -have the political will to accept, time is up, pass the baton. You cannot pick -half baked guys like this-get some Oxford/Cambridge trained educationists-Malays, Chinese or Indian is okay-get the BEST ! I thought this cabinet will shine, looks like another Mugabe cabinet.

    Posted 1 month ago by Partick Ignatious

  • With his narrow views, he probably would make himself a good school headmaster, not a minister.

    Posted 1 month ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Again, how can Malaysian Insight published this title and put it as if it was said by Ramasamy. Very bad intention, MI. Who is bwhind MI, Apandi?

    Posted 1 month ago by Penganalisa L