Govt agrees to appoint a youth to represent them in the Senate

BANGI: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that the government has agreed to appoint a member of the Senate from among the youths with wide expertise and knowledge in the field and issues on the development of youths.

He also suggested that the appointment be made as soon as possible.

The initiative on the participation of the young generation with qualification in the various major positions will be continued to enhance the voice of the younger generation in making decisions.

Dr Mahathir Mohamad

“On the confidence and loyalty of the youths in giving space to the new government to lead the country today, we will ensure that the voice of the younger generation will always be given attention and consideration in every process of government decision making at all levels — district, state, national and international.

“The focus and priority in developing the young generation through various initiatives will continue to be implemented and empowered by the government,” he said when launching the National Youth Day 2019 with the theme “Youth Power” at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, here today. – Bernama