Najib announces RM500 special aid each for DRB-Hicom employees

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  • Friday, 27 Apr 2018

PEKAN: All 60,000 DRB-Hicom Sdn Bhd workers nationwide will receive a special incentive of RM500 each, which will be given out on April 30.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak made the announcement during a meet-and-greet event at the DRB-Hicom Complex here Friday (April 27).

He also announced that 500 houses would be built under the People's Housing Project (PPR) in Pekan.

He added that 100 of these units would be reserved for eligible DRB-Hicom workers.

"The project will begin in July and is expected to be completed in two-and-a-half years," said Najib.

He said the houses, which cost RM207,382 each, would be sold at RM35,000 per unit.

Najib added that those eligible, who successfully purchase a unit, would essentially be receiving a subsidy of RM172,382 each.


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