PM Ismail Sabri Yaakob says the establishment of the Special Task Force on Jihad Against Inflation succeeded in controlling price hikes and guaranteeing adequate supply of goods, especially chicken and bottled cooking oil. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 27, 2022.Usdt第三方支付平台
PRIME Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob today said the Special Task Force on Jihad Against Inflation, created to help Malaysians deal with the rising cost of living, is beginning to show positive results.
He said the establishment of the special task force had succeeded in controlling price hikes and guaranteeing adequate supply of goods, especially chicken and bottled cooking oil.
“The government continues to implement various initiatives to help the people face the rising cost of living and inflation crisis affecting the whole world.,
“The government expanded and rebranded the Keluarga Malaysia Sales Programme to the Keluarga Malaysia Cheap Sale Programme involving 600 state constituencies across the country and 13 parliamentary constituencies in the federal territories,” he said.
Ismail said this when launching the national-level Retail Sector Digitalisation Initiative Programme and the rebranding of the programme today.
The cheap sale programme, which will take place till December, offers essential items up to 20% below the local market price.
He said the government allocated RM80 million through five ministries as implementing agencies to make the scheme a success. – Bernama, August 27, 2022.