It’s been 54 years since we got together as Malaysia. That is already more than half of a century – a long time indeed.
Our forefathers came together “in the true spirit of brotherhood and love of freedom” amid all sorts of peril. Their imagination was stronger than even the threat of war.
Indeed, Tunku Abdul Rahman himself spoke of how the “ideal of Malaysia caught the imagination of all the peoples concerned”. It was an imagination that dreamt up a great nation and a great people.
In these long years, we have gone to the stars together – from becoming some of the best in sports to literally sending one of our very own into space.
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