Dewan Rakyat highlights workplace discrimination

Dewan Rakyat highlights workplace discrimination

Dewan Rakyat highlights workplace discriminationThe question of whether the government intends to formulate specific legislation to address the issue of workplace discrimination will be discussed in the Dewan Rakyat on 16 October.

According to the Order Paper on Parliament’s official website, the matter of workplace discrimination will be raised by William Leong Jee Keen (PH-Selayang). It will be during the question and answer session with the Minister of Human Resources.

There will also be a question from Datuk Muslimin Yahaya (PN-Sungai Besar) to the Minister of Higher Education. The questions will be about the number of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) graduates from 2018 to 2023. As well as the number who have obtained jobs, according to Bernama.

In the list is also a question from Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias ​​(BN-Jelebu) to the Minister of Investment, Trade, and Industry on the expected amount of foreign investment in 2024. It will highlight how the ministry balances incoming investment in all states and not just in the Klang Valley.


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Today’s Parliament sitting will also debate the 2024 Budget tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim last Friday.

Based on the Dewan Rakyat calendar on the official Parliament website, the Supply Bill 2024 will be debated at the Committee level for eight days before the four-day answer session by the ministers on 30 October.

Anwar, when tabling the 2024 Budget, themed ‘Economic Reform, Empowering the People,’ said the government allocated RM393.8 billion or 19.9 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) with three ministries. Finance, Education, and Health being the primary recipients.

Of the total allocation, Anwar said RM303.8 billion and RM90 billion are for operating and development expenditures, respectively. At the same time, another RM2 billion would be set aside for contingency spending.

The Dewan Rakyat will sit for 32 days until 30 November

SOURCE: Bernama

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