Home Ministry to focus on agenda of security & peace, foreign workers: Muhyiddin

22 May 2018 / 11:56 H.

KUALA LUMPUR: Efforts to ensure national security and peace besides issues concerning immigration and foreign workers are among the main agendas that would be given emphasis by the Home Ministry.
Its minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said other issues that would also be given attention were reducing the crime rate and prevention of drug abuse as well as matters related to the Malaysian Volunteers Department (Rela).
These issues would be taken up to the Cabinet Meeting expected to be held on Wednesday, Muhyiddin told reporters after being sworn-in and taking the oath of secrecy together with 12 other Cabinet ministers before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V at Istana Negara yesterday.
"My aspiration is to ensure that national security and peace remain preserved and to discharge the task entrusted by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
"We want the security aspect to be part of the issues to be stressed to the people. Insya Allah, I will do what is the best," said the president of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu).
Meanwhile, Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said he was excited at the trust given by Dr Mahathir to helm the ministry.
"My focus is on a comprehensive approach. Firstly, to seek a micro opinion before we zoom in specifically.
"Earlier I had contacted several officers including Secterary-General of the Health Ministry Datuk Seri Dr Chen Chaw Min for a dialogue session tomorrow. I look forward to that," he said.
The Member of Parliament for Kuala Selangor said among the main agendas that would be focused during the first 100 days promised by the Pakatan Harapan are the 'Skim Peduli Sihat', besides stressing that the ministry would find the best solution to improve the quality of health services in the country. — Bernama


thesundaily_my Sentifi Top 10 talked about stocks