PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is willing to share its knowledge and experience with South Africa to undertake transformation programme, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced yesterday.
Speaking at a joint press conference with visiting South Africa President Jacob Zuma, Najib said President Zuma showed deep interest in the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (Pemandu), in the Prime Minister’s Department, with emphasis on programme execution and implementation.
“South Africa is keen to look at how we execute our transformation programme. He invited Datuk Seri Idris Jala to make a complete presentation to the South Africa government soon,” he said.
Idris Jala is the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and the chief executive officer of Pemandu.
Pemandu is the unit that monitors implementation of the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) initiative.
Najib said Malaysia was sensitive to South Africa’s needs, particularly in getting the majority of the people there to benefit from economic development projects and programmes.
“The issues raised by President Zuma in terms of affirmative action, creating jobs and fighting crimes are issues familiar to us.
“We are ready to contribute our experience,” he added.