DG PSD: 40,729 posts approved this year

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 40,729 positions have been approved this year for filling in ministries, departments and agencies, Director General of Public Service Department (PSD), Datuk Seri Mohd Shafiq Abdullah (photo).

He said in a statement on Monday May 23 that the positions would respond to the operation of completed facilities and essential service programs in the health, safety, education and enforcement sectors.

“PSD has always been committed to filling positions in all ministries, departments and agencies to ensure that Keluarga Malaysia (Malaysian Family) service delivery is at the best and optimum level, especially when the country is in transition. towards the endemic phase and national recovery,” said Mohd Shafiq.

“All ministries, departments and agencies must follow the eligibility requirements and existing rules to fill positions that have been approved,” he added.

Meanwhile, in a separate statement, Mohd Shafiq said that public dress codes in government departments are established to ensure harmony and mutual well-being, which is also in line with the fifth Rukun Negara principle, namely the courtesy and morality.

“Dress codes are also practiced in government departments in Japan, the UK and Australia as well as in ASEAN countries such as the Philippines and Thailand.

“To ensure that the provision of public services to Keluarga Malaysia members is always relevant, the PSD, through the heads of departments, will continue to improve counter staff training programs and raise awareness of existing dress codes for customers,” he said.

He said this in response to a recent news report regarding the issue, which caused public inconvenience.

Mohd Shafiq also called on the public to use digital platforms to address issues involving public services through apps or portals, which is in line with the government’s intention to optimize the use of these platforms, adding that this would speed up their access to services as well as reduce bureaucracy.

“Members of Keluarga Malaysia can access end-to-end services through the MyGovernment portal and the Government Online Services Gateway (GOS Gateway),” he said, adding that to date, 389 platforms online services have been developed. – Bernama

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