PM confirms gov't mulling salary subsidy to keep jobs among locals

Yasmin Ramlan

Modified 2 May 2019, 12:17 pm

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today acknowledged that a proposal has been made to the cabinet on the possibility of introducing a salary subsidy for local youths including fresh graduates.

Mahathir said the proposal was intended to address the issue of foreigners occupying certain jobs as locals are unwilling to take them up, in part due to the low salaries.

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