PM to civil servants: It's your duty to obey policies of ruling gov't

Geraldine Tong

Modified 10 Jun 2019, 9:59 am

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reminded civil servants that they should not be bound to the ruling party, even if they have a duty to carry out its policies.

"Now that we have a new government (for the first time in 61 years), sometimes it is hard for us to shift our loyalty from the previous government to the new government, but because we accepted the democratic system... sometimes, we change the government through elections...

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