Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said the governement will step efforts to help youth succeed including in education under Budget 2021. According to him, youth are the main contributor to the nation’s development agenda – as they have been at the forefront in helping communities affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
He further added the government is aware that youth need support in terms of a good public education system and an economy that gives them the opportunity to be independent and succeed.
“Opportunities should be provided for all whether they have academic or vocational qualifications. All this will be fine-tuned during the preparation of Budget 2021.”
Furthermore, Tengku Zafrul said his ministry is also planning to provide a platform for youth to expand their knowledge of financial management. “Financial knowledge is very important in helping a person find their direction in life.”
“I would like to invite all the people including youth to share their ideas and proposals for consideration for Budget 2021.
Youths can email proposals to the Finance Ministry at firstname.lastname@example.org.