The man walks into the office and you would expect a large, heavy stock individual towering over you, his reputation for making bombastic statements preceding him. Instead, he is small-sized (around five feet tall) and with a wide smile. He warmly invites me into his office.
As I walk along the hallway behind him, I notice that both sides of the walls are filled with blown-up copies of newspaper and magazine clippings of him and his Malay rights non-governmental organisation. And so it is in his office as well.
I sit down face to face with Malaysia’s number one racist, or it’s number one hero, depending on whose perspective you look at things from. This is my interview with Datuk Ibrahim Ali, the extremely outspoken president of PERKASA.
The reason for the interview is because Malaysia is now five years away from Vision 2020, a target set by former Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamed for the country to achieve developed status. And the first challenge is to build a ‘Bangsa Malaysia’. [Click to read the full article at English.AstroAWANI.Com]