Snowdan: Comprehensive economic package will drive nation’s economy forward

Datuk Snowdan Lawan

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By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, March 28: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Youth chief Datuk Snowdan Lawan believes the comprehensive RM250 bln economic stimulus package unveiled by the prime minister will bring back the confidence of the people about the economy affected by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and drive the nation’s economy forward.

Snowdan described Muhyddin as a people-centric leader who provides welfare to all groups of people.

“The prime minister focuses on the cores; firstly, the welfare of the people, and secondly, the economic packages that would drives the nation forward.

“He mentioned all the enablers and its mechanism by not pinpointing fingers (at any party).

“The prime minister outlined the target groups, how it would be delivered and where the source came from such that every sectors of the population are embraced.

“And that pinned the notion that in this stimulus, (the prime minister said) ‘No one will be left behind’.

“Needless to say. all strata of the society be they the civil servant, farmers, the underprivileged OKU, pensioners, business enterprises, such as small and medium enterprises (SMEs), banks, insurance companies, telcommunication companies, fishermen, all share the pie,” he said in a statement.

He opined that the comprehensive economic stimulus package had provided a sigh of relief for everyone while the country worked to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

Snowdan noted that the prime minister had also placed priority on healthcare by injecting RM1 billion to the Health Ministry to purchase medical facilities and to hire more doctors and nurses to combat Covid-19.

He observed that Muhyiddin had thus far proven a bold leader by undertaking impactful decisions to unveil the economic stimulus package and announcing the movement control order (MCO) to contain the spread of Covid-19 within a span of less than a month from his swearing in on March 1. —DayakDaily