Rise above partisanship so Malaysia can recover from Covid crisis, Kit Siang tells all parties

DAP’s Lim Kit Siang urged his fellow politicians today to rise above their party ideologies and work together so the country can move forward in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

(MMO) – The veteran lawmaker said national unity should take precedence in times of crisis, adding that putting the country’s interests now is apt in the run-up to Merdeka Day on August 31 and Malaysia Day on September 16.

“This is the time for all political parties to demonstrate that whatever their political differences, they are prepared to rise above party politics with one overriding common cause, to win the war against the Covid-19 pandemic so that Malaysia can embark on economic and national recovery.

“We may be in the Opposition, but when the country faces a national crisis, all Malaysians, regardless of race, religion, region or politics must unite so that the country can tide over the crisis,” the Iskandar Puteri MP wrote in a statement today.

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