Fed gov’t introduces Key Happiness Outcome to monitor Malaysian Family implementation

Ismail Sabri delivers his speech at the launching ceremony of Malaysian Family held at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) on Oct 23, 2021. Photo: Sarawak Information Department

By Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING, Oct 23: The federal government has introduced Key Happiness Outcome (KHO) to complement the key performance indicator (KPI) in monitoring the implementation of the Malaysian Family concept.

Prime Minister Dato Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the KHO and KPI will become the commitment and determination of the government, to bring the country out of pandemic exhaustion.


“In fact, it will improve the country’s position in the World Happiness Index chart or World Happiness Report where we are currently ranked 81st in 2021,” he said at the launching ceremony of Malaysian Family held at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) here tonight.

Ismail Sabri signs the plaque to officiate the Malaysian Family Foundation while Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg (left) and Communications and Multimedia Minister Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Annuar Musa look on. Photo: Sarawak Information Department

The prime minister also said various programmes and initiatives have been and will be implemented under the umbrella of the Malaysian Family.

These include the Malaysian Family Ikram House, Malaysian Family Squad, Malaysian Family Device Package, Malaysian Family Covid-19 Care Package, Malaysian Disaster Preparedness Family, Malaysian Family Student Welfare Foundation and Malaysian Family Home Residency.

“This is the Malaysian Family programmes and initiatives, where each ministry will introduce at least one programme and initiative that aims to help reduce the economic impact borne by the people. I hope it is also supported by the State government.

“Therefore, I would like to remind, that every member of the Cabinet and the ministries to continuously focus on programmes and initiatives that bring well-being and benefits to the whole Malaysian Family. This is the main responsibility I have entrusted to them,” he added. — DayakDaily