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Govt jobs worth RM1.3b dedicated for bumiputera contractors

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 11): Government jobs worth RM1.3 billion will be made available solely for existing and newly-registered bumiputera contractors, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.

He said the government has received 946 applications as at end-Sept, 2019 since it reopened the registration for contractors Gred 1 (G1) from Sept 1 this year.

“We are expanding opportunities for many more bumiputera contractors to participate in government procurement,” he said when tabling the 2020 Budget in Parliament here, today.

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