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Putting austerity drive into practice


Helping hands: Saifuddin (centre) with (starting second from left) Media Karangkraf managing director Datuk Hussamuddin Yaacub, Global Peace Mission Malaysia president Mohamad Raimi Ab Rahim and ambassador of Yemen to Malaysia Dr Adel Mohamed Ali Ba Hamid launching the Yemen Humanitarian Fund at Karangkraf’s headquarters in Shah Alam.

Helping hands: Saifuddin (centre) with (starting second from left) Media Karangkraf managing director Datuk Hussamuddin Yaacub, Global Peace Mission Malaysia president Mohamad Raimi Ab Rahim and ambassador of Yemen to Malaysia Dr Adel Mohamed Ali Ba Hamid launching the Yemen Humanitarian Fund at Karangkraf’s headquarters in Shah Alam.

SHAH ALAM: They may be qualified to enjoy the best service on flights and accommodation on their official overseas trips, but Wisma Putra officials opt to cut expenses by utilising less luxurious choices.

Instead of a suite, Foreign Minis­ter Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said he and other senior ministry officials would stay in standard rooms and fly business class.

Frugal , Wisma Putra

   

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