Minister denies officers rigging Jakoa DG appointment to favour non-Orang Asli

Modified 19 May 2021, 7:08 am

Rural Development Minister Abdul Latiff Ahmad has denied allegations that ministry officers were trying to install a non-Orang Asli as the head of the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa).

He said the process of appointing a new director-general was underway and that Orang Asli candidates were the ministry's primary choice.

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