• To be a recognized centre that spearhead research that contributes to the construction of a multi-cultural and progressive Malaysia


  • To identify research and schoarship activities that are of high importance in the area of nation and state building.

  • To promote, desseminate and create awareness of general knowledge and the roles of Malaysians' forefathers in building a multicultural nation to general public.


  • Engage in research and scholarship activities at the highest international standards and the value of society.
  • Conduct major research programmes, which broaden the horizons of knowledge and seek answer to problems of nation building.
  • Encourage commitment to lifelong learning among centre members.
  • Include among the centre members a culture of commitment to effective dissemination of knowledge and vigorous scholastic research activities with publication of high international standard.
  • Provide a platform for centre members to spearhead high quality research.