Dr Mahathir reminds Malaysians of struggles to form nation

Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak decided 57 years ago to unite but as a large multiracial country, there are cracks, says a former prime minister. Caretaker chief minister Shafie Apdal is trying to get to the bottom of the latest land grab case in the state, which involves a former leader and his family. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Irwan Majid, September 16, 2020.

DR Mahathir Mohamad today reminded Malaysians about the struggle to form Malaysia as the country celebrated its 57th year of existence.

“We went through a lot together. We have come a long way. Singapore had left but the integrity of the relationship between Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak remains strong,” said the former prime minister.

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