Gov't to cut 17k political appointees, announces PM

Kow Gah Chie

Modified 16 May 2018, 11:56 am

Putrajaya will lay off a total 17,000 political appointees to save public expenditure, prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced today.

He described the hiring of political appointees as a 'wastage' the government had to deal with...

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