KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 2017 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak congratulated and thanked all volunteers of the 'Food Flotilla For Myanmar' humanitarian mission for all the time, energy and sweat spent in ensuring success of the mission.
The prime minister also expressed gratitude for the safe return of the Nautical Aliya vessel, which docked at the Boustead Cruise Centre in Port Klang at 10 am.
Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and family members of the...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 22 2017 (Bernama) - The government's bold step in implementing a structural change, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and subsidy rationalisation, was the right decision as it managed to increase the country's revenue, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.
"The achievement did not come easily as the government had to make a difficult and challenging decision," PM, who is also Finance Minister, said at a ceremony to pay tribute to the...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 2017 (Bernama) - The 1Malaysia Training Scheme (SL1M) has succeeded in empowering graduates with skills and experience to enhance their employability in securing jobs with the cooperation of government-linked companies and the private sector, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
The Prime Minister said that from the time it was launched on June 1, 2011, up to December 2016, as many as 99,000 graduates had received assistance directly and indirectly.
"Of the...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 2017 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants public-listed companies to participate in the 1Malaysia Training Scheme (SL1M) or they may face difficulty securing large government contracts.
The Prime Minister said the participation of these companies in the programme would be made a prerequisite that would determine their eligibility for government contracts in the future.
"I want private companies, especially public-listed companies, to participate in...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 2017 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Malaysia is not a pawn of any country and will hold firm to the rule of law in investigating the death of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged elder half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
As a sovereign country, the Prime Minister said, Malaysia will not be pressured or be bullied into any form of action that is not deemed to be correct.
Malaysia has been having good ties with North Korea and has no reason to...[Continue Reading]