NSC looking to get Podium athletes EPF and Socso contributions

KUALA LUMPUR: National athletes under the Podium Programme breathed a sigh of relief on learning that the National Sports Council (NSC) would look into implementing Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and Social Security Organisation (Socso) contributions for them starting next year.

In fact, national sprinter Khairul Hafiz Jantan (pic) hoped that this benefit could be extended to all other athletes and not just focused on those under the Podium Programme.

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