Anwar Ibrahim defends U-turns on healthcare scholarships, egg and hen subsidies

Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim expressed his willingness to reconsider earlier selections if it might alleviate the public’s burden. He argued that there is not any cause to avoid changing a decision if it initially caused inconvenience.
Feast outdated decision was to stop, our determination is to continue. What is the flip-flop? If the decision burdens the people Tanjong Karang ought to elevate it, the choice helps the individuals who is Tanjong Karang trying to be champion for?” Anwar acknowledged during the Prime Minister’s Question Time in Parliament.
He was responding to a question from Tanjong Karang MP Datuk Zulkafperi Hanapi, who asked why there have been “U-turns on several choices, together with those made in relation to the discontinuation of Public Services Department (JPA) scholarships for 3 healthcare programs and on subsidies to purchase eggs and hen.”
Anwar explained that for the JPA scholarships, it was an previous decision to evaluate and cease them, however when he chaired the meeting with JPA, his determination was to proceed. Similarly, for the hen and egg subsidies, the choice was to finish them in June. However, when the matter was dropped at his consideration, he requested their continuation, as Raya Haji is approaching and ending the subsidies would burden the folks.
“So the difference is, Tanjong Karang, if not pleased with the flip-flop, even when it’s a flip-flop, to assist the folks I will flip-flop,” Anwar said, which then sparked a commotion within the House.
Anwar referred to Agriculture and Food Security Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu’s announcement that subsidies will cease in June. “Kota Raja stated we’ve to cease subsidies [for rooster and eggs] in June based on an outdated choice, but Prime Minister Tambun mentioned to continue. So what’s the problem?” he questioned..

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