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Equanimity promise only half-fulfilled to maintain its worth

Geraldine Tong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

INTERVIEW | Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he could only fulfil half his promise on the luxury yacht Equanimity, in order to maintain its worth when the government sells it off.

"I have never owned a yacht before, so I didn't know that when you show it off, the price drops by more than half... because they (potential buyers) want exclusivity.

"So please understand. I fulfilled half the promise, I got the yacht back," Lim said in an interview with Malaysiakini at his office in Putrajaya last week.

It was reported before the 14th general election that Lim had promised to get the Equanimity back and let Penangites visit the RM1 billion yacht if Pakatan Harapan captured Putrajaya...

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