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PM announced additional RM6m for iTEKAD

23 Aug 2023 | Wednesday Source: The Malaysian Reserve

Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim announced an additional RM6 million for the iTEKAD programme, an increase from the RM4 million initial budget announced in May.

Anwar also called for more banks to support iTEKAD, which provides essential financing access, to low-income micro-entrepreneurs in their pursuit of starting businesses.

“With the programme’s success, the expectation of 20 participating banks and additional funds from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), hence, I will add RM6 million to (make it) RM10 million for the programme,” said Anwar at the “Majlis Jalinan Kerjasama iTEKAD” in Kuala Lumpur.

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