Defence White Paper is not an ordinary essay, Mat Sabu tells Hisham

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Modified 23 Oct 2019, 4:47 am

Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has refuted Umno's Sembrong MP Hishammuddin Hussein's claim that his ministry was taking too long to come up with the Defence White Paper, telling his predecessor that the document was not a case of writing an ordinary essay.

He added that contrary to Hishammuddin's claim of delays, the Defence White Paper will be tabled during this Parliament sitting as planned.

"Be patient. The White Paper is not an ordinary essay. There is no delay. it will be tabled this sitting. He has gotten his information wrong...

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