Queries over Jasa's revival persist as role mirrors Information Dept

Annabelle Lee

Modified 10 Nov 2020, 10:24 am

Questions have been raised over the government’s move to resurrect the Special Affairs Department (Jasa) when its said functions appear to overlap with the existing Information Department.

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry previously explained that Jasa’s RM85.5 million Budget 2021 allocation was to enable it to hire skilled staff and procure software to disseminate information in an “orderly, strategic and targeted manner” to all strata of society...

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