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