Speech by DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng at the DAP National Conference in Shah Alam on 4th December 2016
I would like to first welcome and salute DAP National Delegates who gather here today at an extraordinary time of Malaysia and the world. We celebrate 50 years of DAP this year after an extraordinary journey that took us from the wilderness of opposition to a partner in government, from the prison cells to the corridors of power. And most importantly, we have proven we can govern better than functioning as an opposition party.
We fought many opponents, some who even jailed us yet these very opponents are our new allies. Indeed there are no permanent friends nor enemies, only permanent principles. And the abiding principle that unites us is to save a Malaysia that is in mortal danger, her economy in crisis, her innocent people suffering from authoritarian abuses of power and corruption, and our nation turning into a kleptocracy. Continue reading “A New Deal for Malaysians (e/c)”