Free school breakfast only for needy pupils, says PM

Noel Achariam

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the government will give the free breakfast a go but will limit it to needy pupils. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 16, 2020.

PUTRAJAYA will continue with the free breakfast programme in schools but with a minor adjustment – it will only cater to needy pupils, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Dr Mahathir, who is the acting education minister, said free breakfast cannot be given to all the pupils as it will not be fair because the rich will also benefit from it.

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  • All school children regardless of economic background should get equal opportunities from the government.

    Posted 2 years ago by Anonymous 1234