BAGAN SERAI, Aug 27 – Information Chief Shahril Hamdan said the new Cabinet lineup announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob is a zest to the nation and its people.
He said, portfolios given to Umno ministers, including Rural Development, Housing and Local Government are a boost and advantage to the people.
“I am confident these portfolios cover the interest of the people since. God willing, the appointment of Umno ministers will serve well for the people.
“It is not right to say that other parties can’t do the work but I certainly prefer Umno takes the tasks to assist the people as it was proven before,” he told Umno Online after visiting flood victims and sending basic food aid here, today.
The party deputy youth chief also cited two portfolios, namely Health (MoH) and Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTi) will augur better for Malaysians.
In the meantime, he made suggestions to Minister of Youth and Sports Datuk Seri Faizal Azumu to better manage youth issues.
“Continue the good things Datuk Seri Reezal Merican has done and I am confident he will provide more opportunities to Umno Youth and others equally.”
“Unemployment is the largest issue here. I hope they can sit down together in finding solution to it. For instance, the scarcity of jobs for the graduates. This is where the ministry can play a major role.”