Sports will not be left out even in economic slowdown, says PM

Great achievement: Datuk Syarul Azman Mahen Abdullah (third left) and Natasha Roslan (third right) posing with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (centre), Youth and Sports Minister Hannah Yeoh (second left), Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Adam Adli Abd Halim (second right) and other special guests during the National Sports Awards 2023. — IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has assured that the government will continue to pay attention to sports to help boost the nation’s sporting development.

Anwar said despite the current economic slowdown and financial constraints, the government will never neglect the field of sports as it is considered an important element that unites all the people in the country.

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