Will Idris Haron undo much of the progress achieved by his predecessor? (Graphic by Dayang Norazhar/The Mole)
An entire nation can go from boom to bust or from bust to boom just because of one man - the leader.
Now another disaster has also struck our country. On 5th May 2013 the Chief Minister of Malacca lost in the general elections. As a result he is now out of office.
Ali Rustam has been very closely identified with the rise of Malacca for the past 14 years. After his exit, Malacca now has a new Chief Minister by the name of Idris Haron.
In 14 years Ali Rustam has put Malacca on the world map. In 2010 Malacca declared itself an OECD compliant state - Malacca has achieved Wawasan 2020 ten years ahead of time. You have to live in Malacca and do business in Malacca to know that this part of the country is different from the rest of Malaysia.
Read HERE for the full article: http://syedsoutsidethebox.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-rise-and-fall-of-malacca.html