PM congratulates EPF for high dividend

KUCHING: Prime Minister congratulated the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) for declaring a high dividend rate for its contributors for the year 2015 despite the economic challenges encountered.

Yesterday EPF declared a dividend rate of 6.40% for 2015 with payments totalling RM38.24 billion.

However, the rate was slightly lower compared to 6.75 % received by contributors in 2014.

The rate for 2013 was 6.35%, 2011 (6.15%), 2012 (6,15%), 20111 (6.00%), and 2010 6,00 per cent.

Datuk Seri Najib Razak wanted EPF to continue efforts to provide the best returns to all its contributors, he said in his Twitter account today.

“Congratulations EPF for declaring the high 6.4% dividend for 2015 despite facing economic challenges. Continue efforts to give good returns to contributors,” he said. – SARAWAKVOICE.COM