6 STRATE­GIES FOR

Min­is­ter shares Malaysia’s com­mu­nity im­prove­ment plans with Unesco mem­bers

New Straits Times - - News -

FARHANA SYED NOKMAN KUALA LUMPUR farhanasyed@nst.com.my

MALAYSIA has shared its on­go­ing plans un­der the 11th Malaysia Plan with par­tic­i­pants of the United Na­tions Ed­u­ca­tional, Sci­en­tific and Cul­tural Or­gan­i­sa­tion (Unesco) Man­age­ment of So­cial Trans­for­ma­tions Pro­gramme (MOST) fo­rum.

Women, Fam­ily and Com­mu­nity De­vel­op­ment Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Ro­hani Ab­dul Karim, dur­ing her open­ing re­marks, said that in order to achieve an in­clu­sive so­ci­ety sta­tus, six strate­gies would be im­ple­mented in the 11th Malaysia Plan to ad­dress the needs of the com­mu­nity.

“The first strat­egy will be to strengthen the fam­ily in­sti­tu­tion through par­ent­ing skills, fam­ily val­ues, coun­selling ser­vices and fam­ily sup­port sys­tem.

“We will also op­ti­mise the po­ten­tial of youth through ca­pac­ity build­ing in ar­eas of dy­namic lead­er­ship, sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy, en­trepreneurs and in­spir­ing the spirit of vol­un­teerism.

“Our on­go­ing ef­forts are to en­hance the role of women by cre­at­ing a con­ducive work­ing en­vi­ron­ment, to in­crease the num­ber of women in de­ci­sion mak­ing po­si­tion at high lev­els (within or­gan­i­sa­tions) and pol­i­tics,” she

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Malaysia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.