Brace for 'pain and sacrifice' in Budget 2019, warns Guan Eng

Annabelle Lee

Modified 9 Oct 2018, 5:34 am

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has forewarned investors to expect "pain and sacrifice" in Budget 2019 and fiscal measures from the Pakatan Harapan government.

"Fiscal consolidation will not be achieved easily. We must be willing to expect some pain and even offer some sacrifice,” he said at the 'Malaysia: A New Dawn' conference in Kuala Lumpur this morning.

Quoting Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad in his previous interview with Malaysiakini, Lim again spoke of sacrifice...


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