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'One million jobs in five years' if Harapan wins GE14

Zikri Kamarulzaman
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Pakatan Harapan Youth has promised one million jobs within a span of five years if the opposition coalition seizes federal power in the next general election.

Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) Youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said the coalition aims to achieve this by making 'dirty jobs' more appealing and cutting down on foreign labour.

"There are 3.3 million documented foreign workers as of 2016, we aim to reduce this to 2.5 million in five years," he told a press conference in Petaling Jaya today.

Syed Saddiq said that given the right salary, one Malaysian could do the job of two foreigners...

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