Gov't should boost jobs protection, expand financing options in SME aid package - PKR man

3 Apr 2020, 7:51 pagi

Updated a year ago


CORONAVIRUS | The government must strengthen jobs protection, expand financing options and offer training/retraining in the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) aid package expected to be announced next week, urged PKR treasurer-general Lee Chean Chung.

The Semambu assemblyperson today said that the expected announcement should include expanding the wage subsidy programme form the current RM600-for-three-month package to a bigger quantum and for a longer period.

He said that this is important as the government’s recently announced RM250 billion stimulus package to help Malaysians cope with the Covid-19 pandemic was largely about direct handouts to the people...

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