PM Anwar calls for business-friendly policies in agriculture sector

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has emphasised the need to implement elements to ease of doing business to support the business ecosystem in the agricultural sector. The Prime Minister said when chairing the Cabinet Committee Meeting on the Nation's Food Security Policy on Thursday (June 13), he highlighted the immediate need to address critical issues,...

Anwar visits Pahang MB at National Heart Institute

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Monday visited Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail, who is receiving treatment at the National Heart Institute (IJN). In a Facebook post, Anwar said Wan Rosdy's condition was improving when he visited him earlier this afternoon. "I had the opportunity to visit Pahang Mentri Besar...

Time to embrace serious pension, retirement reforms, says Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: It is time for Malaysia to embrace serious reforms in its pension and retirement framework to ensure financial security and equity for all Malaysians, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Anwar said a recent survey found that 26.1% of respondents above the age of 60 will continue to work until their health fails...

Anwar meets with Fujifilm delegation to discuss investment plans in healthcare

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Tuesday (June 4) received a courtesy visit from Hidetoshi Ilzawa, the Chief Executive Officer and President of Fujifilm Healthcare Americas Corporation (Fujifilm), along with his delegation. In a Facebook post, Anwar shared that the meeting focused on potential investments and support Fujifilm could offer Malaysia's healthcare sector,...

Anwar congratulates Ireland, Norway and Spain for recognising Palestinian rights

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has congratulated Ireland, Norway and Spain for their intention to recognise Palestine as a state, which he described as "being on the right side of history". The Prime Minister said the three countries have chosen the path of humanity and justice which is a testament that they acknowledge the Palestinian...

Chinese minister Liu Jianchao meets with PKR senior officials led by Nurul Izzah

KUALA LUMPUR: A delegation of senior officials of the PKR led by its vice-president, Nurul Izzah Anwar, on Tuesday (May 14), met with the Minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Liu Jianchao, in Beijing. According to an article published on the International Department of the CPC Central Committee...

TVET boost to tackle engineer shortage in Malaysia, says Anwar

KOTA BARU: Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programmes are set to be enhanced to address the shortage of 30,000 engineers in the country, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. He also emphasised the importance of focusing on Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to keep pace with current demands. "I mentioned it in front of all...

Anwar returns Khazanah allowance, reiterates decision to forgo PM salary

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pic) said he will be returning the allowance he received as the chairman of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, reiterating that he does not draw a salary for the position of Prime Minister that he has held since November 2022. Anwar, who is also Finance Minister, said he declined to accept the allowance and salary...

Musa Hitam a stalwart of principle, integrity, says Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has described former deputy prime minister Tun Musa Hitam as a stalwart of steadfast principle and integrity. In a post on his official Facebook page, the Prime Minister said Musa was also a steadfast advocate for unity among the multi-ethnic populace in the country. "I extend my birthday wishes...

Everyone to empower Syariah courts regardless of political affiliation, says Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Syariah Judiciary Committee under the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs (MKI) has been told to engage with all ulamas, including those affiliated with the opposition, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. He said on Sunday (Feb 18) that any engagement to empower the Syariah Courts will include all stakeholders regardless...