When Anwar was asked in New York what he would do about the brain drain…

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Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim recently met the Malaysian diaspora and overseas students and tried to persuade them to return.

He said his government will try to persuade skilled Malaysians to return and contribute to the development of the nation.

But Mariam Mokthar argues that Malaysians abroad won’t return home because it is not just about money and perks.

Sort out the racism and discrimination at home first, she says!

Produced by Mariam Mokhtar Admrl-Gen

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Khoo Soo Hay
Khoo Soo Hay
10 Oct 2023 9.33am

We cannot have “Tetuanan Melayu”, when we have Malaysians.