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Affordable housing with 1Malaysia tag to be rebranded

PUTRAJAYA (June 4): About 11 affordable housing agencies bearing the 1Malaysia tag will be rebranded, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (pictured).

She explained that this is because Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is not happy with the 1Malaysia branding introduced during Datuk Seri Najib Razak's administration, Malay Mail Online reported.

"Tun M is not happy with 1Malaysia because it is like a brand name whereas it is the government’s responsibility to give assistance to the rakyat.

"We will bring the draft proposal to the Cabinet in two weeks for their approval," she said at her ministry's weekly conference.

The signage of PR1MA houses has already been removed while the ministry looks into proper names, she added.

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