Cabinet to resolve issue of BM requirement for medical officers


Desmond Davidson

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says the matter should be handled with openness and clarity. – The Malaysian Insight pic, July 3, 2017.

THE Cabinet has stepped in to resolve the controversy over the decision to relax the Bahasa Melayu requirement for Grade UD41 contract house/medical officers.

Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today the issue needs to be addressed at it had not only become polemic among defenders of the Malay language but also to prevent any controversy “that could be exploited by those who are anti-establishment.”


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