In the run-up to Malaysia’s Budget2020 or Belanjawan2020, the government is seeking ideas and suggestions from its citizens as it looks to boost economic growth while narrowing the fiscal deficit. Budget 2020 will be tabled by Minister of Finance, YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng on Friday, 11th October 2019.
Malaysians from all walks of life are welcomed to channel their ideas through belanjawan2020.treasury.gov.my, also on social media, by using the hashtag #belanjawan2020 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Anyone can submit suggestions geared toward 14 goals, from improving access to housing to sustainable development. The government also wants suggestions on how to improve public services, ensure social justice and promote a healthy lifestyle in the country known for having the highest obesity rate in Southeast Asia.
Belanjawan 2020 Goals:
Addressing Cost Of Living
Improving The Quality Of Education
Improving Job Opportunities
Strengthening The Public Sector
Improving Public Infrastructure
Exploring New Technology And Innovation
Fostering Entrepreneurship And Businesses
Ensuring Social Welfare And Development
Encouraging A Healthy Lifestyle
Improving Access To Housing
Preserving The Environment Through Sustainable Development