PM agrees to continue poultry subsidies

PETALING JAYA: Subsidies for chicken and eggs will continue and will not end on June 30.

"After taking into account all aspects, including to ensure the chicken and egg industry remains sustainable and the people's welfare, Prime Minister (Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim) has agreed with the Agriculture and Food Security Ministry's and Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry's proposal to continue providing subsidies and control the price of chicken and eggs from July 1, 2023.

"The decision to continue giving subsidies is to ensure the well-being of the people will be looked after in line with the aspirations of the government" the two ministries said in a joint statement on Friday (June 9).

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