Najib thanks those who help him in 40-year political career


PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has conveyed his appreciation to those who have helped him achieve success and overcome obstacles throughout his political career.

Recollecting 40 years since he joined politics, the Prime Minister and Pekan MP said he was grateful to God for being given the opportunity to serve his constituents and all Malaysians.

"I will continue to work, increase my commitment to do my best to take Malaysia forward and towards even greater heights, God willing," he said in a post on his blog,

He thanked his Pekan constituents for attending a dinner function and prayers to mark his 40 years in politics on Sunday.

"In a 40-year journey, for any human being, if they are to look back it will be full of ups and down, bitter and sweet moments. But praise to Allah, I was given the opportunity to serve and work for the people," he added.