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The government will decide on the rice supply issue this afternoon in Malaysia

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Published Feb 24, 2024

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The Malaysian government, led by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, is set to make a decision on the rice supply issue and discuss initiatives to sell other essential goods at cheaper prices. The Prime Minister has emphasized that any price announcements, especially for rice, must come from the government. Additionally, the resignation of three senior officers from the Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) is being addressed by Defense Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will make a decision on the rice supply issue after Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim chairs the National Livelihood Action Council (NACCOL) meeting this afternoon. The Prime Minister said the meeting will also discuss initiatives to sell other essential goods including fish, chicken, meat and vegetables at cheaper prices. He said any announcement of the price of goods, especially involving rice, must come from the government even though there are several other parties who have submitted proposals. "This is a democratic country, you can (give suggestions)... but it is not a government decision. The government will make a decision (about it) this afternoon," he told the media after inaugurating the Tun Razak Exchange as Malaysia's international financial hub, today. Previously, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu was reported to have said that the government has not made a decision to create only one grade of white ...
Source: Utusanborneo
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