KKMM views sexual harassment issue seriously Annuar
0 month ago, 21-Nov-2021
Communications and Multimedia Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on Nov 10. – Bernama photo
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 21): The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) views the issue of sexual harassment seriously, said its Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa.
He said that sexual harassment isnot a trivial issue, in fact, it is a criminal offence.
This issue will not be resolved by treating any party involved lightly, instead, it requires full efforts fromthe media and the authorities as well as those involved, he said in a statement on hisFacebook account todayto explain a news report published by a local daily.
Annuar said a news reporton his views on sexual harassment had been misconstrued and did not reflect his stance.
I received a WhatsApp message from the reporter (of the daily newspaper) for an interview.
The reporter suggested sexual harassment in the countrys creative industry as the topic of the interview but I suggested that the interview to discuss my main focus at the moment, which is industrys development to help art practitioners in the country, he said, adding that he had alerted the police on the matter, for further action. – Bernama