Malaysian govt says Indian community should not feel ‘sidelined in any way’

Malaysia

The Indian community in Malaysia has been assured that they will not be sidelined by the government in any way. Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said the government did not discriminate and the Indian community should stop thinking that way. He, however, stressed that government can only help, but the onus is up to the Indian community to strive harder to ensure success, especially if they are running a business. According to the Star, Yassin's remarks before opening the Perak Indian Chamber of Commerce new building in Ipoh. Muhyiddin said the market was very competitive, and everyone had to work hard to conduct business.

According to the report, the minister also said the government had reduced the approval time for business licences and company registration considerably.

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