KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM14,500 was spent by the Community Communications Department (J-Kom) under the Communications and Multimedia Ministry to publicise efforts on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.
This was mentioned in a Parliamentary reply by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob dated Sept 21.
"The total allocation spent for publicising efforts in addressing Covid-19 cost RM14,500, for a programme involving frontliners and Covid-19 patients at the Malaysian Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS)," said Ismail Sabri.
He was responding to Isnaraissah Munirah (Warisan-Kota Belud), who asked how much was spent by J-Kom in its publicity of the government's efforts against Covid-19.
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PETALING JAYA: The government will channel RM500mil of assistance to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through the Prihatin Special Grant (GKP) 4.0 beginning Sept 21, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
“With this aid, it is hoped that small businesses such as food stalls, barbers, workshops and cake shops will be able to reduce their burden and help in their cash flow,” he said.
Each payment of RM500 will be given out in September and November.
The Prime Minister said the grant, which is a component of the Economic Recovery Package (Pemulih), will benefit more than one million recipients.
In a statement yesterday, he said the aid would be transferred directly into bank accounts registered with the GKP system.
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“The government gives the assurance that it will resolve issues that needs to be settled through negotiations,” he said in his speech to mark the 58th Malaysia Day national celebrations here.
He said the issues affecting both Sabah and Sarawak will be resolved through negotiations under the Special Council on MA63 that is chaired by him, and involves the Chief Ministers of Sabah and Sarawak together with eight federal ministers.
He said resolving the issues of equal partnership raised by Sabah and Sarawak was an important factor in achieving the goals of the Malaysian FamilRead More »
KOTA KINABALU: Malaysians are urged to appreciate and understand fully the significance behind the date of Sept 16, 1963, which saw the birth of a nation called Malaysia, says Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor.
He said for decades, the focus has always been on Aug 31, 1957, adding that this date has been the anchor for the nations’ National Day celebrations, while Sept 16 is regarded as the closing to the event.
“But later on, leaders from Sabah and Sarawak have began to voice their concerns and expressed their thoughts on making Sept 16 more than just a closing date for the month of independence in Malaysia,” he said during his Malaysia Day speech at the Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC) here Thursday night (Sept 16).
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