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Economist: Why no review of GLCs when Dr M called them 'monsters'?

Zikri Kamarulzaman  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Economist Edmund Terence Gomez is puzzled that the Pakatan Harapan government has not formed any committees or undertaken extensive reviews of government-linked companies.

He said this is because Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, had prior to the 14th general election, labelled GLCs as "monsters" that deviated from their original goal to help the poor.

"Why was there no review of what Mahathir himself called a monster?" he asked when presenting a report on GLCs at Universiti Malaya (UM) in Kuala Lumpur today...

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