Govt to continue with policies to increase income, purchasing power of B40 group, says PM

Published on 14 Sep 2021 5:08:43 PM

The government will continue with policies and strategies to increase income and purchasing power of the people, especially the poor households in the B40 group, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

Ismail Sabri said that in reply to opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (PH-Port Dickson) during question time at the Dewan Rakyat sitting on Tuesday, adding that the eight economic stimulus packages the government implemented were merely short term plans, that the government is looking at mid and long terms plans to assist the rakyat.

The Prime Minister also said the government will discuss the request for an automatic moratorium for repayment of bank loans to help ease the plight of the rakyat affected by the pandemic.