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Government to increase employers’ EPF contribution to 15%

The government will raise the contribution by employers to the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) to 15% from the existing 12% and introduce an insurance scheme for public and private sector employees who become unemployed, a government policy document said.

This was affirmed in the fourth chapter of the policy document titled “A Productive Citizen and a Happy Family.”

Under the sub-sector 'Public Service' the government has announced several activities in order to establish a People-Centered Community. Such as;