Even though only 60% of Malaysians are Muslims.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak emphasised that Umno will always struggle for and defend Islam and will strongly oppose those propagating pluralism or liberalism.
The Umno president said the position of Islam would always be defended as enshrined in the party constitution and in line with its position as the religion of the federation.
“I wish to emphasise here, that undoubtedly Umno is committed to continue to elevate Islam based on the objectives of the syariah, to protect the religion, life, property, mind, dignity and race.
“At this assembly, we wish to state clearly that we strongly oppose those propagating pluralism or liberalism,” he said when delivering the presidential speech carrying the theme, “Transformative Leadership Towards Achieving National Vision” in conjunction with the opening of the Umno General Assembly 2012, here, on Thursday.