PM's Dept gets record budget but royal allowances slashed

Modified 24 Oct 2015, 2:15 pm

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has set a new record, after allocating the largest budget for his own department since coming into power.

This is despite several other government services suffering deep cuts including the Higher Education Ministry, which saw its funding reduced by RM2.4 billion.

In the Budget 2016 announced yesterday, the Prime Minister's Department was allocated RM20.310 billion.

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