Kadir rues bulk of RM250b stimulus relief only involves postponing payments

Modified 28 Mar 2020, 2:29 am

CORONAVIRUS | Bersatu supreme council member A Kadir Jasin said while the RM250 billion government stimulus plan appears huge, scrutinising the finer details has revealed that less than 10 percent involved direct aid from the government.

Citing "expert's analysis" which he had rewritten for clarity, Kadir (photo) zoomed in on Muhyiddin Yassin's "Makcik Kiah" example where the prime minister said someone like her would stand to save RM4,464 from the slew of measures on the stimulus plan aimed at providing economic relief amid the Covid-19 crisis.

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