The Foresight team were honoured to receive a visit by Y.Bhg Prof.Emeritus Dato’ Dr Zakri Abdul Hamid, Joint Chairman (Government) and Science Advisor to the Prime Minister on 4 August 2011. Director of Foresight Program, En.Rushdi Abdul Rahim briefed Y.Bhg Dato’ on our past and current project and initiatives. During the one and a half hour (1 1/2) visit, Y.Bhg Dato’ shared his views on many matters and challenged the team to explore the opportunities and foresight the direction of Malaysia beyond 2020. We wish to thank you Y.Bhg Dato’ for his time and advise which is important and an eye opener to us.
The programme was designed specifically to engage youth views on future. Following to this programme, MIGHT is taking its initiative in distribution of survey and allowing youth to express their future scenarios. Apart from distributing survey during the road tour, the survey will be made available online via myForesight website.
Among of the main concerns raised by youth were on the medical and healthcare, communication, social security, cleaner environment, education, employment and poverty eradication. The valuable inputs acquired from this programme is vital to obtain youth’s insight towards Malaysia 2020.