There has been a lot of emotional reactions from CUEPACS and PERKASA about my statement regarding the oversized civil service. Perhaps the sensitivity is due to the fact that the civil service is mainly Malay and Malay dependence on the civil service for employment is very high. The right sizing through voluntary separation scheme is much needed. There are ways of doing it in a humane and caring manner. First, the government can start with retraining of redundant employees by giving them free courses on skills development: computers, English, basic accounting, corporate law etc.- all the skills needed to make them employable in d private sector. I am sure once the employees get these skills,
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.