Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz speaks throughout a press convention on the Finance Ministry in Putrajaya March 16, 2022. — Image by Yusof Mat Isa

KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — Over two million youths are anticipated to profit from the soon-to-be-launched RM300 million e-Pemula programme, stated Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.

e-Pemula is a cashless transaction scheme for teenagers aged between 18 and 20 years previous, in addition to full-time college students in increased studying establishments, the place RM150 will probably be credited on a one-off foundation into their respective e-wallets.

Talking on the virtually-held ‘My Cash & Me’ monetary administration workshop along side the International Cash Week 2022 at present, Tengku Zafrul highlighted that Funds 2022 had offered many funds and financing services particularly for youths.

“For instance, if you’re a younger entrepreneur, there may be the RM150 million Younger Entrepreneur Financing Plan supplied by Financial institution Simpanan Nasional and Agrobank.

“Moreover, since 2019, the federal government has been offering a RM900 allowance to college students present process industrial coaching programmes to ease their monetary burden,” he stated.

The finance minister additionally took the chance to remind the youths of the significance of practising constructive monetary administration.

“To attain monetary well-being, it is advisable familiarise your self with the idea of self-control and get acquainted with the world of investments, in addition to takaful and insurance policy that may, to some extent, assist guarantee monetary well-being,” he added. — Bernama

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