Senator calls for stimulus package tailored to Orang Asli

Many Orang Asli have lost their jobs due to movement curbs imposed to stem the spread of Covid-19, says a senator. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 19, 2020.

THE Orang Asli need an economic stimulus package tailored to them in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and movement-control order (MCO), said Senator Manolan Mohamad.

Manolan, who represents the community, said Putrajaya must look at how countries like Canada and the US assist their indigenous peoples.

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