Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad reportedly blamed the failure of achieving Vision 2020 goals on poor execution by his successors Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
Dr Mahathir told Free Malaysia Today that the country was on track in achieving Vision 2020 goals he had set before stepping down as prime minister in 2003, but those who inherited his plans deviated from and derailed the mission.
“When we launched it in 1991, we were growing at a very high rate, and it seemed that the policies were good.
“I thought the policy would continue throughout the 30-year period to the year 2020. – MMO