PUTRAJAYA, Oct 3 — The Security and Public Order Policy (DKKA) was today launched to ensure Malaysia remained sovereign, peaceful prosperous and respected in the world arena, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
He said the policy is also to unite Malaysians and to defend national interests.
When launching DKKA here today, Dr Mahathir said the policy was also to complement the National Security Policy (DKN) which is the umbrella policy for the various aspects of national security.
“The policy is drafted as a guide and reference for various issues in the security and public order which are getting more challenging,” he said.
Dr Mahathir said DKKA is very important as the country is faced with complex security threats which are difficult to handle through conventional methods.
“The government is responsible to ensure the security of the nation and the people is assured. A country which is secure and peaceful will contribute to the prosperity and well-being of the people,” he said.