Steps taken to tackle harassment issues, says minister

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud yesterday revealed that the PMO is paying serious attention to the issue of general harassment – particularly sexual harassment – in the public sector, as put forward by appointed Legislative Council (LegCo) members during the 17th LegCo session.

“The PMO, through the Public Service Department (JPA), is formulating an initiative, in the preparation of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) or guidelines for sexual harassment, as addendums to the acts and regulations that are currently being implemented,” he said.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin