Malaysia's budget 2021 to focus on COVID-19 fight: PM hinh anh 1Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin wearing a protective mask arrives at a mosque for prayers, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on August 28, 2020. (Photo: Reuters)

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) –
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said budget 2021 will provide allocations to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the government steps up its battle against the pandemic.

He said the Malaysian government would spell out additional measures in the Budget, which will be tabled on November 6, as part of efforts to bring the life of the people back to normalcy.

According to the PM, the government has allocated 2 billion RM (480 million USD) for the Health Ministry while in Sabah state alone, which has been badly hit by COVID-19, about 400 million RM has spent in the past few weeks involving the delivery of food aid to houses and medical supplies./.