FORMER prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced the establishment of a new idea based on Malay and Islam as well as a non-governmental organization (NGO), Gerakan Tanah Air.
Citing a Free Malaysia Today report, the movement will fight for the Malays to defend Malaysia.
“We choose a name that suits the movement, which is approved by Gerakan Tanah Air. This is the people’s movement to determine their fate better by changing the government that has self-interest.
“We will fight for the people and religion, that is our goal. This name has been agreed upon in a meeting,” he said at a press conference in Putrajaya that was broadcast online.
Mahathir, as the chairman of the movement, said the coalition was made up of Malay parties, NGOs and individuals