Highlights of the speech of the Prime Minister during the filing of the 12MP 2021-2025 | Daily Express Online


Highlights of the PM’s speech during the filing of the 12MP 2021-2025

Posted on: Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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  1. The government will allocate 400 billion ringgit to finance expansion projects and new projects under 12MP.
  2. 12MP contains three themes, four police enablers, and 14 game changers.
  3. There are four main purposes in the 12MP:
  • The growth of gross domestic product (GDP) is targeted between 4.5 and 5.5% per year during the period 2021-2025.
  • Average household income is estimated to be around RM 10,000 per month in 2025.
  • The per capita GDP gap between the central region and Sabah is to be reduced to a ratio of 1: 2: 5 and 1: 1: 2 with Sarawak by 2025.
  • A reduction in greenhouse gas emissions intensity of 45% relative to GDP in 2030 based on emissions intensity in 2005, in accordance with the 2015 Paris Agreement.
  • Nine main axes of 12MP:

I. Stimulate economic growth. ii. Strengthening growth catalysts. iii. Improve the well-being of the Malaysian family.


iv. Strengthening of public security and order. v. Eradicate extreme poverty and close the income gap. vi. Strengthening the agenda of the Bumiputera and the Malaysian family.


vii. Accelerate the development of Sabah, Sarawak and the less developed states. viii. Accelerate green growth. ix. Improve the efficiency of public service delivery and ensure effective policy implementation.

  • Several plans and objectives are described in the 12MP that will be achieved and achieved during the plan’s implementation period from 2021 to 2025. Among them:
  • An investment loan fund for research and development in the fields of aerospace, electricity and electronics as well as the establishment of the Center of Excellence for the Industry of the Future.
  • Intellectual property fund and financing scheme for digitization and adoption of technologies to support local businesses in the transition to advanced technologies.
  • The provision of digital infrastructure, involving investments from the public and private sectors, worth 28 billion ringgit to improve the existing 4G network.
  • An additional RM 15 billion will be invested by the private sector to accelerate the implementation of 5G nationwide.
  • The implementation of Pelan Jalinan Digital Negara (JENDELA) will provide full 4G coverage in populated areas, wider 5G coverage and fixed broadband services to nine million premises by 2025.
  • The Internet Center, Rural Internet Center and Rural Community Center will be transformed into the Malaysian Family Digital Center.
  • Up to 50 percent of government research funds will be allocated to experimental research that has the potential to be commercialized.
  • The creation of a one-stop shop for the commercialization and transfer of technology as well as the NanoMalaysia Energy Storage Technology Initiative (NESTI).
  • The creation of a research management unit (RMU) to coordinate research and development and commercialization and innovation activities.
  • The Gemas-Johor Bahru Electrified Double Track project, the last section of the electrified double track from Padang Besar (Perlis) to Johor Bahru (Johor), scheduled for completion in 2023.
  • The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, which is ongoing and is expected to be completed in 2026.
  • The Rapid Transit System (RTS) project connecting Bukit Chagar station in Johor Bahru to Woodlands North station in Singapore, which will be built at the end of 2021.
  • West Coast Expressway from Selangor to Perak, which is expected to be fully completed in 2024.
  • The central spine road from Bentong (Pahang) to Kuala Krai (Kelantan), which is expected to be completed in 2025.
  • The Kota Bharu-Kuala Krai highway in Kelantan, which is expected to be fully completed in 2025.
  • A facilitation fund for infrastructure projects will be set up under the public-private partnership (PPP) 3.0 model.
  • A special PPP committee chaired by the Chief Secretary of Government will be set up to allow consultations on PPP projects to be completed within one year.
  • Replacement of 148 dilapidated school buildings at a cost of RM1.6 billion in 2021 and 2022.
  • Four school complexes and five new schools will be built at a cost of Ringgit 848 million.
  • A centralized database on the supply and demand for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) will be developed.
  • Upgrading of facilities at several public universities, including Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM).
  • The 2021-2025 Graduate Marketing Strategic Plan is introduced to address the issue of labor market mismatch.
  • The 2021-2023 strategic job creation plan will be introduced to enable the country to produce a more resilient and highly skilled workforce to meet the needs of the industry.
  • A Malaysian Institute of Infectious Diseases will be built in Bandar Enstek, Negeri Sembilan in 2022, with the aim of preventing diseases, disabilities and deaths caused by infectious diseases.
  • The government has identified proactive measures to improve hospital readiness to achieve a ratio of 2.06 hospital beds per 1,000 population by 2025.
  • 500,000 affordable houses to be built under the 12MP to increase the opportunities for the B40 and M40 groups to own houses.
  • The government has allocated 2.25 billion ringgit to provide housing assistance to the poor under the Housing Assistance Program.
  • The government will strengthen Op Benteng through the implementation of several projects including the Maritime Police Sea Surveillance System in five maritime territories as well as the construction of the Royal Malaysian Air Force bare base in Bintulu, Sarawak , construction of the armed forces hospital. in Terendak, Melaka and improvement of maritime assets.
  • The new military camp at Felda Sahabat, the fifth brigade camp at Kota Belud and the general operations force camp at Beluran, Sabah will be completed during the 12MP period.
  • The National Defense and Security Industry Policy will be introduced to define the direction of local industries related to defense and security.
  • A total of 10,200 military personnel housing and quarters are under construction and can be occupied during the 12MP period.
  • A special unit at the federal and district offices will be established to tackle the problems of poverty and income disparities among the population.
  • The Urban Communities Economic Empowerment Program and Rural People Welfare Development Program, costing RM1.5 billion, will continue to be strengthened to increase market value, -being and purchasing power of families B40.
  • The provision of the Bumiputera Prosperity Fund and the express contract financing program under Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) will be introduced.
  • A wakaf fund (endowment) will be created at the national level to mobilize more resources for entrepreneurship and to finance the socio-economic development programs of Bumiputera.
  • The national wakaf master plan will be created to ensure more efficient management of the wakaf.
  • A comprehensive plan for the socio-economic development of Orang Asli is being drawn up, covering aspects ranging from increased income and well-being to basic infrastructure.
  • Full Special Model Schools 9 (K9) will be increased and partially upgraded to Special Full Model School 11 (K11).
  • The Malaysian Youth Development Academy and several youth and sports complexes will be upgraded while the first regional youth center in Malaysia will be built to stimulate youth activities.
  • The Disabled People’s Group (PwD) will be further strengthened through the implementation of professional coaching programs, community rehabilitation, independent living center services, PwD entrepreneurship programs and special career carnivals.
  • The participation of women in the labor market is expected to reach 59% by 2025.
  • The provision of basic infrastructure in Sabah and Sarawak will be expanded through the construction of bridges and the improvement of 1,400 kilometers (km) of paved rural roads as well as the completion of the construction of 1,150 km of the highway. Pan Borneo.
  • Construction of the Baleh hydroelectric project in Sarawak is expected to be completed in 2025.
  • A cyclical economic model will be implemented under the 12MP to reduce pollution, waste production and dependence on natural resources.
  • A total of 120 cities are expected to achieve sustainable city status by 2025.
  • The green city action plan and a multidimensional big data analysis system will be introduced.
  • The government will prioritize the development of the energy efficient vehicle (EEV) production industry to support environmentally friendly mobility initiatives.
  • The government will present a blue economic master plan to determine the direction of development of coastal and marine areas.
  • Several projects under the program for flood mitigation, integrated watershed management and coastal erosion and flood control
  • forecasting and warning at a cost of RM16 billion will be implemented under the 12MP and 13MP.
  • The government will present the 2040 Agenda for transforming the water sector to increase management efficiency, optimize potential, generate wealth and create new employment opportunities.
  • The government approved the RM 25.8 billion water infrastructure project to improve water supply coverage and services.
  • The government aims to increase end-to-end online services to 80% by 2025.
  • A national data governance policy framework will be developed to encourage greater data sharing between the public and private sectors.
  • A Malaysian governance index will be introduced to measure the performance of the government apparatus in providing services to the population.


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