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Tajuddin ticks off GLCs which buy hotels instead of helping farmers

Zikri Kamarulzaman  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PARLIAMENT | Government-linked companies (GLCs) should be helping the people, especially poor farmers, instead of indulging in big projects and buying hotels, said Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Tajuddin Abdul Rahman.

Speaking in the Dewan Rakyat, Tajuddin said he was frustrated with the lack of help GLCs, such as Felda, have given to farmers.

"We have to call upon the GLCs to think of the rural people.

"Sometimes I get frustrated, (GLCs) do big projects, buy hotels here and there but don't help the farmers," Tajuddin said...

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