About 70% of petrol station in Malaysia are operated by Malaysian Bumiputra. Read full news from bernama below.
PETROL STATION IN MALAYSIA – 70 PERCENT BUMIPUTRA
Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said almost 70 per cent of petrol stations in Malaysia are being successfully operated by Bumiputeras due to the initiative and efforts taken by the government.
The government has been carrying out a more streamlined license distribution system in line with the Petroleum Development Act, he said.
He said the government has been aware of the many challenges faced by the petrol station operators in running their respective businesses especially during the economic crisis.
Muhyiddin also commended them for carrying on their businesses well despite the challenges.
“With this success, I hope this business will continue to expand and be inherited by the coming generation,” he said in his speech at a dinner organised by the Petrol Dealers Assocation of Malaysia here Friday.
Muhyiddin also called on the petrol station operators to continue to take the initiative to provide more convenient services environment for their customers.
He said they could also help the local small and medium sized companies by giving them the space to market their products in their petrol stations.