KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 2017 (Bernama) - The National Transformation Programme (NTP) created 1.8 million jobs between 2010 and 2016, of which over one million were high-income jobs, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
He said through NTP the Gross National Income increased by nearly 50 percent and Malaysia has almost eradicated poverty, reducing it to just 0.6 percent.
"We have kept inflation and unemployment low, and have been acclaimed by global institutions such as...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 2017 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today received a courtesy call from the Speaker of the National Assembly of South Korea, Chung Sye-kyun at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) here.
The meeting, which began at 9.45am, lasted about 25 minutes where both leaders took the opportunity to discuss various current issues.
Earlier PM delivered a keynote address at the 2017 Global Transformation Forum (GTF), at the Plenary Hall...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 2017 (Bernama) - Saudi Aramco's US$7 billion investment in the Petronas Pengerang Integrated Complex in Johor, is a major testament that Malaysia is not on the verge of bankruptcy.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said it was impossible for the Saudi Arabia state-owned oil company to commit to such a large investment in a country that was going bankrupt.
"I raise this question because, as you know, there has been a lot of fake news lately....[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Mac 2017 (Bernama) - Malaysia menjangka pertumbuhan Keluaran Dalam Negara Kasar (KDNK) pada tahun ini meningkat sedikit berbanding 4.2 peratus yang dicapai tahun lepas, kata Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak hari ini.
"Kita menjangka angkanya naik sedikit tahun ini, dan (pertumbuhan) akan meningkat pada 2018," katanya.
Kerajaan mengunjurkan ekonomi akan berkembang antara empat dan lima peratus pada 2017.
Angka ini menunjukkan ekonomi Malaysia...[Continue Reading]
LANGKAWI, March 21 2017 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today officiated the naming ceremony of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency's (MMEA) latest asset, 'KM Pekan'.
"Bismillahirahmanirahim (In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful)...I name this MMEA ship 'KM Pekan'. May God bless her," he said at the ceremony held in conjunction with the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2017 (LIMA'17)...[Continue Reading]