Government planning ways to help creative industry players resume activities in 6 months


Hands Percussion performing at the DPAC Spring Fest 2020 at Damansara Performing Arts Centre in Petaling Jaya in February. It was one of the last arts festivals to proceed early this year before the pandemic outbreak hit Malaysia in March, disrupting the nation's performing arts calendar and festivals. Photo: The Star/Faihan Ghani

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has held talks with several parties on how the government could help those in the arts and creative sector who have suffered the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah in a recent statement said the discussions were held on May 21 to find ways to enable the group to resume their activities within the next six months.

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