Protect jobs and think outside the box, Daim tells gov't amid economic downturn

Modified 23 May 2020, 5:19 am

The government must ensure jobs are protected during this economic downturn due to the Covid-19 pandemic, said Daim Zainuddin.

Noting that the unemployment rate had escalated since March, the former finance minister predicted that the situation would become worse.

“I am very worried about unemployment,” Daim (photo) said in an interview sent to several media organisations.

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