Abang Johari reveals RM3,000 one-off financial assistance for microenterprises

Abang Johari announcing an one-off financial assistance for micro-enterprises today (Oct 14, 2021).

By Lian Cheng

KUCHING, Oct 14: The Sarawak government will provide a special one-off financial assistance of RM3,000 for microenterprises in Sarawak which have registered with Social Security Organisation (Socso) as at Mar 31, 2021.

Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg announced it in at the Symbolic Presentation of Bantuan Khas Sarawakku Sayang (BKSS) 7.0 and BKSS 7.0 Plus Assistance Announcement Ceremony here today.

These micro businesses are required to provide the relevant supporting documents.

Abang Johari said this financial assistance will be paid out in December 2021 and is expected to benefit approximately 24,600 microenterprises and will cost the government a direct expenditure of RM73.8 million.

The new initiative to provide relief to microbusinesses affected by Covid-19 was made under BKSS 7.0 Plus. — DayakDaily