Malaysia unveils $3.7 billion COVID-19 relief package
The package mainly focuses on protecting the welfare of the public and businesses during the pandemic as well as containing the spread of the second-wave around the nation.
Accordingly, the country will invest in the national vaccination program and strengthen the healthcare system by hiring more workers. It also plans to continue the reduction of loan instalments and extend the tax relief period for some goods in a bid to support its citizens, media sources added.
For businesses, a special 10% discount in electricity bills will be offered for six main sectors starting from January to March, Muhyiddin Yassin reportedly announced.
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