LANGKAWI, Nov 24 (Bernama) -- The culture of sabotaging the implementation of government policies still exists among civil servants, but the number of those involved has decreased, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
He said he would still talk about the issue as the process of 'cleaning up' government departments and agencies was not possible to be completed overnight.
“There are still officers who are not committed.. for example, there are civil...[Continue Reading]
LANGKAWI, Nov 24 2018 (Bernama) -- More meetings with senior government officers will be organised to introduce the policies of the new Pakatan Harapan-led (PH) government and the roles that should be played by government machinery, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
He said his meeting with the senior government officers here tonight was the second of such initiatives taken since PH took over the administration of the country after the May 9 general...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 (Bernama) – The Pakatan Harapan government will not ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD), the Prime Minister’s Office said today.
“The government will continue to defend the Federal Constitution in which is enshrined the social contract that was agreed upon by the representatives of all the races during the formation of the country,” it said in a statement.
The ICERD issue had...[Continue Reading]
SERDANG, Nov 22 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government is in the process of drafting the National Agro-Food Policy 2021-2030, the objective of which is to spur the modernisation of the agro-food sector.
He said the Agro-Food 2.0 policy was crucial in making the food sector more competitive with the Industrial Revolution 4.0.
The policy will emphasise the development of infrastructure and the use of modern technology, the provision of human...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 21 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)’s investigations against UMNO leaders is not because they are from the party but over criminal conduct.
He said the MACC had to investigate thousands of cases that occurred during the former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s administration.
“We cannot handle 1,000 cases a day. We can only focus on the big cases and they involve...[Continue Reading]