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Dr M: Najib raised nation's debt, we want to reduce it

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Pakatan Harapan has refuted Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak's allegation that its manifesto will increase the nation's debt.

The opposition coalition's chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad argued that the allegation is baseless because Harapan has not been given the opportunity to govern the country.

“It was Najib who raised the nation's debt as prime minister. Our job is to reduce it," he said.

Mahathir also told reporters at the opposition leader's office in the Parliament building that Najib had deceived the public with 1MDB's RM42 billion debt...