Cut spending, set up childcare centres, Yeoh tells govt agencies

Melati A. Jalil

Deputy minister Hannah Yeoh wants government agencies to cut unnecessary spending and set up daycare centres. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 11, 2018.

GOVERNMENT agencies must prioritise the setting up of daycare centres for children of their staff by doing away with unnecessary spending, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.

Yeoh said government agencies have been told to relook their existing budget to resolve the financial constrains in complying with the new directive, which makes it compulsory for all government offices to have a daycare centre by January next year.

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