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Harapan's Budget halves PM Dept's allocation, cuts reliance on GST

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Pakatan Harapan unveiled its second shadow budget today, highlights of which included cuts to the Prime Minister’s Department, tackling corruption, decreasing reliance on the goods and services tax, and equal opportunities for all Malaysians.

This comes two days before Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak will table Budget 2017 in Parliament on Friday.

The alternative budget crafted by PKR, DAP and Amanah proposed a RM10 billion cut from the Prime Minister’s Department allocation from RM20.31 billion in 2016, to RM10.31 billion.