Olympic Council of Malaysia president Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria says there are plans by the government to have a stimulus package for those in the sports industry affected by Covid-19.
Uplifting sports industry in Malaysia requires proactive support from ministries and government agencies to make Malaysia a healthy, sporty and productive nation.
Sports administrator and former journalist Ghaz Ramli says it is important to create a sporting culture in Malaysia before those at the top think about a sports industry.
Long-time sports administrator Datuk Dr Ramlan Aziz, who retires soon, hopes Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican will take note of past initiatives in pushing the sports industry idea in Malaysia.
Universiti Malaya lecturer Associate Professor Dr Megat Ahmad Kamaluddin Megat Daud urges authorities to leverage on numerous studies to boost sports industry in Malaysia and create competent administrators.