PM: Economic stimulus packages saved 2.4 million jobs
The three economic stimulus packages previously introduced by the government to cushion the negative economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic have helped save more than 2.4 million jobs in Malaysia.
In a special televised address, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the three packages, totalling RM250 billion, has also helped reduce cash outflow for almost 11 million people.
"The economic stimulus packages have also helped to support some 300,000 companies," he added.
The implementation of the economic stimulus packages, Muhyiddin said, are still on-going.