RM19.4b meant for GST refunds used for other purposes, claim sources

Malaysiakini Team

Modified 11 Jul 2019, 7:49 am

An investigation by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) revealed that the previous administration did not "rob" the RM19.4 billion meant for GST refunds but used it for government expenditure instead, according to sources.

The sources told Malaysiakini that the PAC report, which is to be tabled in Parliament next week, had used the term "tiada kehilangan" (did not go missing) for the GST funds and states that the funds were used for expenditure purposes.

They also revealed that the account meant for GST refunds was not adequately funded...

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