Dewan to Focus on Worker Recruitment MOU and Grant Funding


Today’s session by Dewan Rakyat is expected to focus on the Memorandum of Understanding between Malaysia and Indonesia on the recruitment of workers from the republic, as well as government grant funding mechanisms.

According to the Soap Paper, Anthony Loke (Seremban-PH) will ask the Minister of Human Resources for an explanation on why Putrajaya failed to comply with the MoU, forcing Indonesia to issue a temporary freeze order on its workers. entering Malaysia.

There will also be a question from Wong Hon Wai (Bukit Bendera-PH) to the Minister of Finance on how the government will finance the total subsidies which are expected to reach RM80 billion this year and what subsidy reforms are planned.

During the question and answer session, Ahmad Maslan (Pontian-BN) will ask the Minister of Transport to indicate the progress of the East Coast Rail Link project, the high-speed train, the Pan Borneo motorway , rapid transit and new highways being built to ease congestion, especially during long holidays and festive seasons.

Furthermore, on the issue of commercial crime, Zakaria Mohd Edris (Libaran-PN) will ask the Minister of the Interior to clarify the government’s approach to the fight against crime linked to online fraud.

The focus will also be on the introduction for first reading of the Court of Justice (Amendment) Bill 2022, followed by the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill 2022 and the Printing Bill of the Koranic text (amendment). 2022 and the Housewives Social Security Bill 2022.

After the session, the session will continue with the debate on the Mandatory Attendance for Offenders (Amendment) Bill 2021.

The current Dewan Rakyat session will last for 12 days until August 4th. – Bernama, July 19, 2022.


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