Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Mohd Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz speaks during a question-and-answer session in parliament on August 11, 2022. — Bernama pic
Saturday, August 13, 2022 23:55 MYT
KUALA SELANGOR, Aug. 13 — Implementation of ‘Undi18’, or 18-year-old voting rights, is seen as a platform for young people to prove they can offer a new and fresh perspective on politics, says Tengku Datuk Finance the minister said. Seri Mohd Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.
Tengku Zafrul said the group could change traditional political styles, but needed a better understanding of current issues in order to make wise choices for the country’s future.
“At the same time, it is believed that Undi18 can give young people the opportunity to be actively involved in decision-making about the future of the country. You can see the state level.
“Undi18 can also produce mature and quality future leaders. By lowering the minimum voting age, young people will have more time to approach and engage in the political arena and national leadership. I think we can give,” he said. In his speech today at the 2022 Selangor National Youth Day celebrations held at Stadium Utamakuara Selangor.
Tengku Zafrul said the group’s voice would be heard better if there was more political representation among the youth.
Meanwhile, Tengku Zafrul said the Covid-19 situation has spawned young entrepreneurs and increased the use of digital technology, especially in the gig economy.
“Young people’s involvement in digital industries can provide economic stimulus and contribute new ideas to government, making millennials less dependent on traditional economies and jobs as well,” he said.
Tengku Zafrul said the two-day Selangor National Youth Day celebration that started yesterday also offered a ‘Y Careers’ segment involving more than 20 companies offering more than 500 job opportunities to local people. Told. — Bernama
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