Said the Minister of Higher Education unveiling the “Strategic Plan For Higher Education: Laying The Foundation Beyond 2020”, medium to long term plan and the National Higher Education Action Plan 2007-2010 is a short-term plan.
No it was not minister Wiswa Warnapala on the occasion of fifty years since independence of Sri Lanka. It was Datuk Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of Higher Education for Malaysia.
On the launch of the National Higher Education Strategic and Action Plans, Minister Mohamed said that the plans are comprehensive and involved the public and private sectors.
“The outcome of these plans will become the foundation of the efforts in building a model of first-class individuals and making Malaysia a progressive, prosperous and competitive country by 2020,” he added.
“The mission to transform Malaysia to become a developed country requires its higher education to be built on a solid, established and effective foundation.”
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