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Harapan's budget chief defends fiscal plan, says it's 'extremely realistic'
Published:  Oct 25, 2017 7:53 AM
Updated: Oct 26, 2017 3:07 AM

A PKR lawmaker has denied that Pakatan Harapan's alternative 2018 budget, which promises the abolition of GST and continuation of BR1M albeit in a different form, as a populist fiscal plan.

On the contrary, Wong Chen who is Pakatan Alternative Budget 2018 chief, claimed the budget is “extremely realistic”.

“Look at our figures, we projected 2 percent of budget deficit but BN is likely to project 2.9 percent budget deficit. That's the rumour we heard,” he told reporters when met in Parliament.

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