Bottom-up feedback system needs to be strengthened, says PM

Published on 28 Sep 2020 4:52:01 PM

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has called for the bottom-up feedback system to be strengthened to ensure integration and cooperation on policy matters and better coordination of action plans to reduce the mismatch between real needs and plans in urban areas.

The Prime Minister said that at the Malaysia Urban Forum (MUF) 2020 themed 'The Transformative Pathway and Actions To Deliver The Sustainable Agenda' on Monday (Sept 28).

Muhyiddin said Malaysia is also challenged by the change in demographic profile where it will become an ageing society by 2045, adding that this would bring about new challenges in health service needs and the physical environment.

The Prime Minister also said it was crucial for local leaders, community representatives or local governments and authorities to operate in a more engaging manner as this will lead towards a more effective and efficient management system.