PETALING JAYA: All resolutions proposed during the Wanita MCA and MCA Youth annual general meetings have been passed.
During Wanita MCA’s 45th AGM, six resolutions were proposed related to party affairs, politics, economy, education, humanities and societies, and women and children.
Among the resolutions was to prepare for the upcoming general election under the guidance of the mechanism and strategies of Barisan Nasional in order to win the trust of the people and establish a free, democratic and fair Malaysia for all.
Its resolution was also to fully cooperate with the central committee’s reforms and to focus on training its existing members while recruiting new ones to ensure the growth of the party, as well as to improve the standing of Wanita MCA through recruitment, selection, training and using these talents in line with the party’s objectives.
It also urged the state governments to review and reduce various tax rates to alleviate the people’s burdens and help them overcome these difficult times, as well as to call on the government to devote itself to expanding the “Belt and Road Initiative” cooperation with China.
It also urged the government and opposition leaders to put aside their differences and stop their politicking during this Covid-19 health crisis.
Wanita MCA’s resolution also called for the government to provide more affordable financial assistance to small and medium enterprises, including strengthening loan facilities and incentives and reviewing tax policies for cash flow problems.
Others included urging the government to construct new or relocate existing Chinese primary schools and enable a systematic allocation for education.
Meanwhile, MCA Youth’s 56th AGM passed all eight resolutions related to party affairs, the wing’s affairs, politics, government affairs, economy and education.
Among the resolutions were to call on MCA members to unite and prepare for the general election expected to be held at any moment, to continue its efforts to strengthen MCA Youth and to reach out to young voters in preparation for the implementation of Undi18 – the lowered voting age from 21 to 18.
It also urged the party to give more opportunities to potential MCA Youth members to contest in the upcoming general election to strengthen the party and national political arena.
Other resolutions included for the government to reduce income taxes to reduce the people’s burden, for the government to expand its entrepreneurship assistance and to increase lending to youth to help young entrepreneurs post-Covid-19, in addition to developing online businesses.
Out of the total 1,934 delegates, 32 were physically present during the Wanita MCA AGM while 654 others took part in the webinar.
As for the Youth wing, 51 of the total 1,405 delegates were present at Wisma MCA while 654 others joined in via the webinar.