NEWS

PAS to invite DAP man to their 1MDB roundtable discussion

Published
Modified 8 Jul 2017, 5:04 pm

PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has announced that the Islamist party will organise a roundtable discussion on 1MDB, where they will invite DAP’s Kepong MP Dr Tan Seng Giaw.

Tan was the deputy chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), one of the agencies which had looked into the 1MDB matter.

Other prominent figures who will be invited to the meeting include former 1MDB chairperson Bakke Salleh, former Selangor menteri besar Khalid Ibrahim and economist, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Tuan Ibrahim said, as reported by Harakah Daily today.

This comes after Tuan Ibrahim was slammed by Umno supreme council member Mohd Puad Zarkashi for claiming that Malaysia’s refusal to pursue the 1MDB case prompted foreign countries to investigate the financial scandal.

Puad had cited PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang’s statement about foreign intervention in Malaysian politics in his criticism of Tuan Ibrahim.

Though Tuan Ibrahim had rebutted Puad’s criticism of him, he had ignored Puad using Hadi’s name to attack him.

Aside from his remarks on foreign intervention, Hadi had also reminded that 1MDB is only one of many unresolved scandals in Malaysian history.

The roundtable meeting is expected to be held on Aug 7.

 

Share this story

Comments

By posting a comment, you agree to our Terms & Conditions as stipulated in full here

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Foul language, profanity, vulgarity, slanderous, personal attack, threatening, sexually-orientated comments or the use of any method of communication that may violate any law or create needless unpleasantness will not be tolerated. Antisocial behaviour such as "spamming" and "trolling" will be suspended. Violators run the risk of also being blocked permanently.

REPORT VIOLATORS

Please use the report feature that is available below each comment to flag offending comments for our moderators to take action. Do not take matters in your own hands to avoid unpleasant and unnecessary exchanges that may result in your own suspension or ban.