Dr M: Close attention must be given to income, wealth distribution to eradicate poverty

Published on 16 Oct 2019 7:50:30 PM

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Wednesday said pockets of poverty continue to elude policy solutions in Malaysia.

Speaking at the Yayasan Sejahtera's 2019 International Day For The Eradication Of Poverty Forum, he said progress towards reducing poverty will be stunted unless improvements in income and wealth distribution occur alongside poverty reduction.