'Please lah, don't mix business with politics'

Zulaikha Zulkifli

Modified 8 Aug 2018, 7:07 pm

INTERVIEW | Active politicians should not get involved in business activities to avoid conflicts of interest, says Ameer Ali Mydin, the managing director of hypermarket chain Mydin.

"I think we need to be clear. The moment you become a politician, you cannot get involved in business. (If not) there will be a conflict of interest.

"You can be a businessperson, but please surrender it to someone else when you get into politics. How can one become a politician and hope to do business at the same time?" he asked in an interview with Malaysiakini recently...

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