Govt to review hiring process for female firefighters

THE Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) will review the terms of recruitment for female firefighters, in efforts to achieve the 30% of women’s representation in the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia.

Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said in reviewing this, the ministry will also look into less stringent standards of physical attributes or put less physical demands on them, by placing them in the administration section.