KUALA LUMPUR: The young represent the core of the #AnakAnakMalaysia campaign as they are the future of the country, according to the coordinator of the Group of 25 (G25). Datuk Noor Farida Mohd Ariffin said the principle of unity in diversity must be inculcated in schoolchildren. Evoking memories of the pre-Merdeka period, the former ambassador recalled the excitement then of hope in the country’s future. “I come from a generation where we are very much part of Anak Malaysia; one where race and religion did not matter, when Malaysians of all colour and creed mixed with each other without barriers,” she said in an interview. (On Dec 8, 2014, The Star published G25’s open letter calling for a
In Pursuit of a Peaceful, Tolerant, Moderate, Multi-Racial Malaysia,
Through Compassion, Mercy, Justice, Democracy
G25 is a group of influential Malays, and as a civil society organisation, we are able to play a constructive role as the voice of moderation on religion. G25 comprises a group of individuals, rich with experience in various fields with diverse views but a common goal and common vision.