Penang assemblymen to contribute 30% of pay to Covid-19 fund
GEORGE TOWN: All state assemblymen in Penang will contribute 30% of their salaries to the state Covid-19 Fund.
Penang backbencher chief Teh Lai Heng stated the donation was consistent with the state authorities’s efforts to include the Covid-19 pandemic.
“All Penang assemblymen together with from the opposition have agreed to contribute 30% of their salaries to the state Covid-19 Fund.
“This is the initiative of the assemblymen following the announcement by Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow and the state government councillors that they’d agreed to contribute one month every of their salaries to the fund,“ he stated in a joint assertion right here in the present day.
Teh stated the assemblymen additionally thanked Chow for the RM30,000 allocation to every constituency below the state People’s Aid Package.
“We are additionally grateful for the distribution of face masks and different gear for the group below our constituencies,“ he stated. — Bernama