After 150pct hike in face mask price, ex-minister cries foul

Modified 20 Mar 2020, 9:18 am

  • UPDATED 5.17PM | Added comment from Pakatan Harapan secretariat on the price hike.

CORONAVIRUS | Former domestic trade and consumer affairs minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail has expressed disagreement with the increased ceiling price for three-ply face masks.

His successor, Minister Alexander Nanta Linggi had earlier today confirmed that the ceiling price for three-ply face masks has been raised to RM2 per piece, up from 80 sen or a 150 percent increase.

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