Govt to cut investment processes, help paddy farmers

Published on 11 Jun 2019 4:16:01 PM

The number of processes for investment application will be cut down in an effort to expedite approvals and boost the country’s economic growth, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday.

Speaking to reporters after chairing the Economic Action Council meeting, he said investors and businesses are finding it difficult to get permission to invest and help contribute to the growth of the country's economy.

Dr Mahathir said the council also discussed ways to help reduce poverty among paddy farmers.