Two key issues addressed by Anwar during PMQT

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim would be addressing two key issues today during Prime Minister Question Time (PMQT) in Dewan Rakyat.

Datuk Shahar Abdullah (BN-Paya Besar) enquires further regarding government linked investment corporation’s decision to sell Malaysian Airline Holdings Berhad’s shares to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).

The decision has come under scrutiny due to the eventual share takeover of GIP by BlackRock – an American companies with close ties to Israel.

Afnan Hamimi Taib Azamudden (PN-Alor Setar) enquires on government’s strategies that would ensue following Malaysia’s slide in the 2024 World Competitiveness Index. Malaysia had dropped to to the 34th spot. Business competency as well as product and domestic economy dropped from the 24th spot to the 40th spot.

The oral question session would see Rural and Regional Development Minister responding to talent retention plans of TVET graduates from the Malaysia – China Institute. The issue is raised by Wan Hassan Mohd Ramli (PN-Dungun).

Progressive salary policy implementation status in an effort to raise the salary of the private sector is raised by Datuk Seri Mohmed Puzi Sh Ali (BN-Pekan) to the Human Resources Minister.

Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan (PN-Kota Bharu) meanwhile questions the Investment, Trade and Industry Minister on the government’s goals to achieve RM500 billion worth of investment via the Malaysian National Semiconductor Strategy (NSS) and the mutually beneficial forms of cooperation between the federal and state governments in the semiconductor industry.

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