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Muhyiddin: Need to determine if UN expert's poverty assessment true

Annabelle Lee

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Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has urged the government to “take cognisance” of a recent statement from a UN expert that the poverty rate in the country was far lower than the official figures.

Maintaining that the government had achieved “great success” in reducing poverty over the past few decades, he called for efforts to determine the veracity of the findings...

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