Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (Photo: Reuters)

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on June 8 introduced a no-gift policy for ministers in the cabinet, as he vowed to fulfil his campaign promises and build a transparent government.

The PM made the announcement after chairing a meeting of the Special Cabinet Committee on Government Management Integrity in Kuala Lumpur.

The current policy only covers civil servants.

He said if there are gifts, they should only be limited to flowers, food and fruits.

He pledged to formulate a law to fight the country’s money politics and regulate political donations.

Moreover, he said all ministers in the cabinet as well as their secretaries will have to declare their assets to the Prime Minister and such information will be shared with anti-corruption authorities.-VNA