PENANG — Penang Gerakan Secretary Oh Tong Keong & Penang Gerakan Veterans Bureau Chief Cheang Chee Gooi were speaking at a ceremony to present loans to the successful applicants of the 1Malaysia Small Businessmen and Petty Traders Loans Scheme.
Oh pointed out that the objective of this loan scheme from the federal government was to assist the petty traders, especially the Chinese community to carry on their business. The recipients are the third batch of the successful applicants.
He urged interested applicants to get the application forms from the Penang Gerakan office at 139 Jalan Macalister and submit the filled forms to the same place together with relevant supporting documents. Successful applicants would be approved within two months of submission.
Cheang, who is also a member of the board of the loan scheme, reiterated that the scheme is to help relieve the burden of the petty traders and the board will vet through the documents of the applicants every month and approve the loan accordingly.