PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will give free, healthy breakfast to all the pupils in primary schools throughout the country from January next year, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said today in his Facebook.

This will ensure the children will not only have the right nutrition to stay healthy but also to attend school with joy, he added.

“Starting from January 2020, the ministry will launch a special free breakfast programme for children in primary schools across the country.

“The children will be provided with a good breakfast with a healthy menu,” he said.