The gov't is still ironing out details of the economic stimulus package to cushion the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus, said Economic Affairs Minister, Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali after his visit to Menara Star, PJ on Monday (Feb 17). Read more here:
PETALING JAYA: Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali visited Star Media Group headquarters here to get a closer look at the inner workings of the company’s various platforms.He was welcomed by Star Media Group chairman Datuk Fu Ah Kiow, chief executive officer Andreas Vogiatzakis and senior management staff upon his arrival at Menara Star yesterday.RAHIMY RAHIM PETALING JAYA: Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali visited Star Media Group headquarters here to get a closer look at the inner workings of the company’s various platforms.He was welcomed by Star Media Group chairman Datuk Fu Ah Kiow, chief executive officer Andreas Vogiatzakis and senior management staff upon his arrival at Menara Star yesterday. The minister started his visit with a tour of the Star Gallery and was briefed on the group’s range of products across print, digital, radio and events platforms. He was also taken to the Content Department for a first-hand look at its daily operations. Later, the minister held a dialogue with senior management on various issues before having lunch at Menara Star. Work in progress: Star Media group executive editor Brian Martin (left) and editor Looi Lai Yee (second from left) showing Azmin (third from right) The Star’s content planning for the day during his visit to Menara Star. Also present are Star Media Group chief content officer Esther Ng (third from left), Fu (centre), Star Media Group independent non-executive director Chan Seng Fatt (right) and Vogiatzakis (second from right). Asked about the details of the economic stimulus package to cushion the impact of Covid-19 (novel coronavirus), Azmin said the government was still engaging various stakeholders, including from the tourism, transportation and services sectors and the business community, all the way to the state level. “We discussed in Cabinet meetings things that need to be addressed immediately and efficiently, including strengthening domestic investment by introducing new incentives and policies, ” he said. On Friday, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will announce the economic stimulus package on Feb 27 to cushion the blow from the Covid-19 outbreak. “We also need to address the concerns of many other industries and sectors, including construction, because we still import a lot of raw materials from other countries which are badly affected by the virus, ” said Azmin. “With humility, we accept that we do not have all the answers but by having engagements and meetings with stakeholders, we can come up with good solutions to ensure the economy will continue to progress.” Article type: free Read more: The Star
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