Budget 2022: Arts and culture sector want long-term sustainability


A recent art exhibition at community arts hub PORT in Ipoh, which adapted to the pandemic and continued most of its annual arts programmes in the past two years virtually. Photo: Handout

Budget 2022 has given a much-needed boost for the arts and culture industry which has been severely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz announced a grant allocation of RM50mil for the arts and culture industry.

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