KUALA LUMPUR – Bumiputera Prosperity Council (MKB) is the highest platform to renew and strengthen the socio-economic of the Bumiputeras.
According to Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, MKB would be chaired by himself.
It also consisted of several cabinet ministers, Chief Secretary to the Government, Leaders from Government Linked Companies (GLC) and bumiputera business icons.
“However, I would like to explain her that the position and economic balance among the races in the country will continue to be a priority of the Perikatan Nasional government.
“The programme and efforts to abolish poverty must be done in a wholesome matter.
“This enables the efforts of data compilation on the economic status of the community, thus, we can plan a fairer economic development,” he said in a statement today.
Earlier, Muhyiddin made the same explanation during the Dewan Negara sitting in reply to the question from Senator Datuk Razali Idris.
According to him, the effort will look into other factors which caused the economic gap among the community.
“MKB is not an extension of the New Economic Plan introduced earlier. This is a new policy created to evaluate the level and economic status of Bumiputera and to determine the direction of the Bumiputera economic in the future,” he said.
He also stated the government’s commitment to continue to strengthen the bumiputera agenda as the national agenda.
“The bumiputera socio-economic must be elevated,” he said. –MalaysiaGazette