PARENTS OF PERPADUAN PRESCHOOLERS GIVEN THREE-MONTH CONTRIBUTION EXEMPTION

SAMANTHA TAN CHIEW TIENG

PUTRAJAYA, March 19 (Bernama) --Parents and guardians of children attending the Perpaduan preschools will be exempted from paying contributions from March to June, National Unity Minister Datuk Halimah Mohamed Sadique said.

 She said the exemption would involve 1,781 kindergartens with a total of 37,855 pupils, and 41 Genius Childcare Centres with 972 children.

"Hopefully the exemption will ease the burden of parents and guardians during this difficult times due to the COVID-19 outbreak," she said in a statement today.

Halimah also advised parents and guardians to conduct activities with their children and to comply with the government's directives in minimising their outdoor movement.

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