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PJKM records statewide sales of RM4.5 million as of June 16

Peter explains the price of eggs under PJKM to an Everrise Matang customer.

KUCHING (June 20): The Keluarga Malaysia (PJKM) sales program recorded over RM4.5 million in sales at 154 locations across Sarawak as of June 16 this year, said Peter, acting director of the Sarawak from the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP). J. Berinus Agang.

Peter, who is also the ministry’s law enforcement officer for the state, said the program has so far benefited more than 210,000 households in Sarawak.

“Throughout the PJKM program, various daily necessities are sold at special prices, including chicken, eggs, cooking oil, sugar, flour and vegetables,” he said afterward. a walk to Everrise Supermarket in MetroCity, Matang here yesterday.

The program was implemented with the support and cooperation of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries and their agencies to reduce the cost of living for the people.

It also relies on strategic partners from the retail trade, including hypermarkets, suppliers and wholesalers.

Peter added that local state legislators and deputies have also helped ease the financial burden on their constituents.

Nationally, he said the program had recorded RM63 million in sales and three million visitors across 2,000 locations nationwide as of May 30 this year.

Asked about lifting the maximum price cap on chicken and eggs after June 30, Peter said enforcement teams will continue to monitor commodity prices closely to avoid profiteering.

Members of the public can submit complaints or inquiries to KPDNHEP via WhatsApp on 019-2794317 or 019-848800. You can also download the ‘ezAdu’ mobile app or email [email protected]